Some philosophers deny that the concept of "being" has any meaning at all,
since we only define an ... meaning is in the context of human (personal)
experience, with ...
It lies at the heart of the philosophical questions of man's place and destination in
a world that is being discovered and transformed in the name of humanity, the ...
Dec 1, 2003 ... The human being is a complex matter and many believe that just trying to
understand life and what it means to be human is a futile undertaking.
What is it like to be a human being? There's one sense in which you already
know the answer, of course: your life shows you what it's like to be a human
The predominant hierarchy of values of the Middle Ages accorded to God the role of protagonist; also, and most importantly, it suggested that earthly existence was a transitory phase for humans
and that any intellectual endeavor while on earth unavoidably moved from an ... More »
It is “beyond being and knowledge,” yet it is the foundation of both. “Being” in this
context does not mean existence, but something specific—a human, a lion, or a ...
PHIL 280: Being Human. Hanne Jacobs In this course, we will examine different
philosophical accounts of what it means to be a self. Our presumption will be ...
May 16, 2012 ... In the philosophical jargon, water is said to be reducible to H2O, ... So, at least in
this respect, being human is more like being a weed than it is ...
Western concepts of human being, beginning with Plato. Since we .... in Australia.
Regarding abduction, some philosophers, such as C.S. Peirce, treated it as.
If an unborn human is a "person," at what point does it become recognizable as a
person? Is it, perhaps, implicit in the being? What, then, differentiates between ...