For Long it was believed that the lunar phases were central to the moon, not the sun.
In times long gone by, the heart was evidenced to be responsible for all our thoughts and feelings.
It is rightly said that our routine thinking and theorising relates to our propositional attitudes.
Psychologist Carl Gustav Jung articulated that the most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed.
Philosopher Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, who was far ahead of his time, always had the last word on it. That which cannot be improved upon, or factual, is already theory.
The idea of a virtual world, or the so-called preserve of modern thought, is not really new. It was the philosopher Plato, who first suggested the idea of a virtual world — a long, long time ago.
We often think through two channels — creative and analytical — albeit some of us are endowed with the incredulous talent of “suspended” thinking.
There cannot, perforce, as the philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist, George Santayana said, be happiness, pleasure and pain without reason, in reality, just as rationale is with memory.
All of us say that “we have a mind.” The obvious question that emerges pronto is: whether one can equate the mind with mentality.
The philosopher Plotinus articulated that there is a certain magnitude, or degree, of parts to each other, and the whole, with the addition of colour that it generates beauty — the object of sight