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#Nietzsche nihilistic aphorism “God is Dead” is the starting point for his wider conviction that there were no truths or certainties  In this uncertain void, true meaning came in reaching for an inner #Ubermensch, where we should and must create our own values in a Will to Power.

Nietzsche nihilistic aphorism “God is Dead” is the starting point for his wider conviction that there were no truths or certainties In this uncertain void, true meaning came in reaching for an inner-Ubermensch, where we should and must create our own.

Learn by what amuses.

Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.

#Camus was a French Existentialist, who was close both personally and philosophically with Sartre and De Beauvoir. Like them, he began with the simple claim that there were no objective laws and rules to life that could guide us. Humans had no ‘purpose’ (as Aristotle argued), there was no Moral Law (Kant), nor was there some afterlife to come. In his Myth of Sisyphus, Camus highlights what he sees as the Absurdity of existence. In the Myth, Sisyphus was destined to push a rock up a…

was a French Existentialist, who was close both personally and philosophically with Sartre and De Beauvoir. Like them, he began with the simple claim that there were no objective laws and rules to life that could guide us. Humans had no.

Kant's Categorical Imperative is a moral law that states the conditions for when a maxim (a statement of what to do) is morally obligatory. The Imperative takes many formulations but the most common is of 'Universalisability' - only do that which you will to be a universal law for everyone, everywhere, at all times.

Kant’s Categorical Imperative is a moral law that states the conditions for when a maxim (a statement of what to do) is morally obligatory. The Imperative takes many formulations but the most common is of ‘Universalisability’ - only do that which you.

Kant’s Transcendental Ego is an attempt to bridge the historic debate between empiricism and rationalism. All of our knowledge does comes from experiences (in the form of ‘phenomena’), but we possess an a priori ‘nounmenal’ self which is a ‘necessary precondition’ for having any experience at all.

Kant’s Transcendental Ego is an attempt to bridge the historic debate between empiricism and rationalism. All of our knowledge does comes from experiences (in the form of ‘phenomena’), but we possess an a priori 'nounmenal’ self which is a 'necessary.