La métaphysique est-elle la philosophie première?

La métaphysique est une branche majeure de la philosophie. Elle concerne l’existence et la nature des choses qui existent. Elle concerne des questions telles que : Quel est le sens de la vie ?, Le monde existe-t-il vraiment ?, Dieu existe-t-il ? . Nombreux sont ceux qui considèrent la métaphysique comme “la première philosophie”. Mais […]

La métaphysique est-elle la philosophie première?

A tale on reality

“I think I can safely say that nobody understands quantum mechanics.” R. P. Feynman (1965), The Character of Physical Law, MIT Press, 123.   I This is about a tale on reality. A real punch searching for the interactions and laws who govern our universe. We’re limited far away for infinite numbers of assumptions. The […]

A tale on reality

Epictetus vs Jesus on Figs. The relationship between philosophies… | by Massimo Pigliucci | Stoicism — Philosophy as a Way of Life | Medium

Massimo Pigliucci refers to two passages on the fig tree. One is from the Gospels, where Jesus cursed a fig tree and it died completely. The second passage is from Epictetus, the stoic philosopher, who explained that it is wise to take advantage of what life has to offer; therefore it is foolish to desire the impossible.

Through the comparison of these two references, the author explains the difference between religion and stoicism as a philosophy.

It is a well written article, easy to read but profound. There is a freedom in picking religion over philosophy and vice versa. This choice, along many others, dictates our life in general.

Check the article by clicking on the link below:

https://medium.com/stoicism-philosophy-as-a-way-of-life/epictetus-vs-jesus-on-figs-the-difference-between-philosophy-and-religion-3f47939375d1