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God’s existence was to some extent obvious for medieval theologians. They simply knew he existed. Nevertheless, they attempted to prove his existence anyway, and the basic strategies employed by them are the ones used every since. Here two approaches are presented. The first, by Anselm, is perhaps the most puzzling. While it has not been […]

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Does Technology Have an Essence?
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The last few decades have witnessed a vast deal of technologic developments. It has become the era for technologic advancement and new/contemporary media environment. Old media technologies such as vinyl, cassettes, newspapers, radio, and television have been superseded and started to leave their place into discursive practices, info tech, digital networks, and mobile, wireless, digital. […]

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On Guard Chapter 3
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Why does anything at all exist? G. W. Leibniz, codiscoverer of calculus and a towering intellect of 18th century Europe, wrote: “The first question which should rightly be asked is “Why is there something rather than nothing? ” -“The Principles of Nature and of Grace, Based on Reason” His conclusion was that the answer is […]

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Plato introduces
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Plato introduces his concept of justice and the Good in his 10 books, which describe the ideal state and, which, in turn, embodies that justice (Plato 360 BC as qtd in Book Notes 2004). Justice is an inherent and unavoidable social and political concept in the ideal society and state. “The Republic” describes justice as […]

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