Tagged with Philosophy

Notes on Happiness 2012

Last September, I decided to start tweeting my personal notes on happiness. Some of the notes were inspired by what I was going through, some were inspired by what the people around me were going through, others were inspired by what I had read or heard. Point is, I was happy, and I wanted to … Continue reading

Enlightenment on Laundry Day

[Originally written on 4 March 2012 at 15h45.] I already got to deliver my last lecture for my PH101-PH102 students this year. In a few days, I’ll be listening to all their final group presentations and final oral exams, as well as checking all their final synthesis papers. My last lecture was pretty straightforward. It … Continue reading

Hell Week in the Month of Love

I teach philosophy to third-year college students. One of the lessons I never fail to teach is on the meaning of the Greek word philosophia, based on Martin Heidegger’s 1955 lecture “What is Philosophy?” What I always make sure to emphasize whenever I discuss the word philosophia is that before it is determined by wisdom or … Continue reading