The Beetle in a Box – and Critical Theory

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Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 – 1951) might just be the most influential philosopher of the 20th century.  At Cambridge he was under Bertrand Russell‘s tutelage, essentially being taught that the job of philosophy is to put definitions on everything. Russell eventually believed Wittgenstein to be a genius. In the only full length book published in his lifetime (Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, 1922), Wittgenstein wanted …

Positions and Practice Oral Presentation – Final

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 YouTube Original April 17th, 1975, after years of war, the Khmer Rouge entered Phnom Penh. Within twenty-four hours they emptied the city of 2 million people, and declared Year Zero – back to a totally agrarian, socialist society. In the next 3 years, somewhere between 1.7 and 2 million people died, mainly from starvation and disease. But many were …