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Posts tagged ‘Philosophy’

24
Jul
The-Hero-of--a-Thousand-Faces

The Hero with a Thousand Faces

Joseph Campbell’s “The Hero with a Thousand Faces” is probably his Magnum Opus. This non-fiction scholarly work on comparative mythology was first published in 1949, and it has been heralded by many, as one the most influential books of the 20th century. Read moreRead more

2
Jul
Joseph-Campbell2

Follow your bliss!

This is a book review on “The Power of Myth”, which I finished reading a couple of weeks ago, enjoyed it immensely and therefore, I highly recommend it. If you are somewhat familiar with diverse topics such as: history, the Greeks, cultures of antiquity, philosophy, western religions, eastern thought, the Bible, literature, poetry, Read moreRead more

4
Nov
Karl-Popper

The Open Society and its Enemies

The Open Society and its Enemies by Karl Popper, 1971. This is the first of two seminal books written by 20th century philosopher Karl Popper. I was so curious by Professor Popper’s arguments against Plato’s societal vision that I had to reread Plato’s Republic to see if his interpretations were correct. Read moreRead more