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L'age d'or de l'alchimie en France. (French text);
Alchemy was probably born in Egypt, sometime during Antiquity. It received the influence of the Greek and hermetic doctrines (Chapter II). The Arab civilisation adopted it and brought it into the Western world. Alchemy ...
Plato's critique of rhetoric and the transition from orality in ancient Greece: The "Gorgias" and the "Phaedrus" revisited
The political and cultural forces of Periclean Athens brought rhetoric to the fore as the master knowledge. Through the school of Isocrates this perspective continued into the fourth century. Read in this context Plato's ...
Clusters' last stand: Toward a theory of the process of meaning-making in science
The nature of the process of meaning-making in science has been one of the central problems in the philosophy of science of the 20th century. Yet, in spite of strenuous efforts by many able philosophers and historians of ...
Locke and Leibniz: The innateness debate
One fundamental difference between the epistemic views of Locke and Leibniz as represented in Leibniz's New Essays on Human Understanding concerns the issue of innate ideas and knowledge. In countering Locke's arguments ...