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PHILOSOPHY NEWS

On Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary, a look at his teachings, message

January 16, 2023 11:36 am

National Youth Day: Vivekananda urged people, especially the youth, to never let go of reason. Instead, he based his philosophy, ideas and life work on the premise of reason.

Why do we like what we like? The neuroscience behind the objects that please us

December 17, 2022 10:27 pm

For example, when we are hungry, eating something sweet is often very pleasurable. As we get fuller, the pleasure of eating decreases, to the point where we loathe our favourite foods at certain times

UPSC Essentials | This Quote Means: 'You don't step into the same river twice'

January 26, 2023 2:31 pm

The philosophy behind the quote has been a part of philosophy courses in universities, while the quote was used by the UPSC-CSE in its essay paper this year.

Permacrisis: what it means and why it's word of the year for 2022

November 13, 2022 8:05 pm

The pandemic, war in Ukraine and more: digging into the philosophical roots of "crisis" reveals that a crisis is not necessarily awful, but may, in the long term, prove a necessary and beneficial corrective.

'Art is not a luxury, it is sustenance': Ethan Hawke

November 10, 2022 1:52 pm

"If you want to help your community, you have to express yourself. You just have to follow your love. There’s no path till you walk it," he said. 

Living Philosophy: How words of Plato and Marcus Aurelius are relevant today

November 18, 2021 10:30 am

In times of uncertainty and continuous flux, where entire systems and ways of life that we took for granted have been completely shaken, Philosophy can direct us towards stability.

The limits of life

June 03, 2021 7:49 am

A new study has put a cap on human longevity. As humanity confronts its mortality, perhaps it will see a better path

Five Sutras For 2018

September 03, 2018 12:18 am

The holistic philosophy of Vedanta is urgently needed at this critical juncture

Plato and Sophists: Arguments for the weak

August 06, 2018 12:09 am

Sophists, decried thanks to Plato, may have been the first social reformers.

Karma Sutra: Why it's important to let go in life

May 16, 2016 8:20 pm

What we don’t want to accept is that life goes on, with or without us.

PHILOSOPHY PHOTOS

Exhibition features works of artists who've had a 'sustained relationship' with tantra philosophy

June 09, 2022 5:42 pm

The exhibition is on till June 27, 2022 at DAG, The Claridges, New Delhi

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