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  • 1. Philosophical Quotes © 2012 Rey Ty © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 2. AncientPhilosophy700 BCE- 250 CE © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 3. Lao Zi• “The dao that can be told is not the eternal dao.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 4. Pythagoras• “Reason is immortal, all else mortal.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 5. Buddha• “Happy is he who has overcome his ego.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 6. Confucius• “Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 7. Heraclatus•“Every- thing is flux.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 8. Protagoras• “Man is the measure of all things.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 9. Mozi• “When one throws to me a peach, I return to him a plum.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 10. Democritus & Leucippus• “Nothing exists except atoms and empty space.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 11. Socrates, Plato & Aristotle © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 12. Socrates• “I am a citizen of the world.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 13. Socrates• “I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 14. Socrates• “The life which is unexamined is not worth living.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 15. Plato• “If particulars are to have meaning, there must be universals.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 16. Plato• “Earthly knowledge is but shadow.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 17. Plato• “What we call learning is only a process of recollection.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 18. Aristotle• “All menby naturedesire toknow.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 19. Aristotle• “There never was a time when there was not motion.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 20. Aristotle• “Truth resides in the world around us.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 21. Aristotle• “Every action must be due to one or other of seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reasoning, anger, or appetite.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 22. Diogenes of Sinope• “He has the most who is most content with the least.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 23. MedievalPhilosophy 250-1500 © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 24. St. Augustine of Hippo• “What made Adam capable of obeying God’s commands also made him able to sin.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 25. St. Augustine of Hippo• “God is not the parent of evil.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 26. Avicenna• “The soul is distinct from the body.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 27. St. Anselm• “Just by thinking about God we can know he exists.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 28. Averroes• “Philosophy and religion are not incompatible.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 29. Maimonides•“God has no attributes.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 30. St. Thomas Aquinas• “The universe has not always existed.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 31. St. Thomas Aquinas• “God could have made the universe without humans and then made them.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 32. Desiderius Erasmus• “To know nothing is the happiest life.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 33. Philosophy ofthe Renaissance & the Age of Reason 1500-1750 © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 34. Niccolò Machiavelli• “The end justifies the means.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 35. Niccolò Machiavelli• “How difficult it is for a people accustomed to live under a prince to preserve their liberty!” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 36. Michel de Montaigne• “Fame and tranquility can never be bedfellows.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 37. René Descartes• “Cogito ergo sum.”• “I think therefore I am.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 38. René Descartes• “But what is I that I am? A thinking thing.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 39. Francis Bacon• “Knowledge is power.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 40. Thomas Hobbes• “Life is but a motion of limbs.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 41. Thomas Hobbes• “Man is a machine.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 42. Blaise Pascal• “Imagination decides everything.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 43. John Locke• “No man’s knowledge here can go beyond his experience.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 44. John Locke• “There is nothing in the mind except was first in the senses.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 45. Gottfried Leibniz• “There are two kinds of truths: truths of reasoning and truths of facts.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 46. George Berkeley• “To be is to be perceived.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 47. Philosophy of the Age of Revolution 1750-1900 © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 48. Voltaire• “Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 49. Jean-Jacques Rousseau• “L’homme est né libre et partout il est dans les fers.”• “Man was born free, yet everywhere he is in chains.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 50. Adam Smith• “Man is an animal that makes bargains.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 51. Immanuel Kant• “There are two worlds: our bodies and the external world.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 52. Edmund Burke• “Society is indeed a contract.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 53. Jeremy Bentham• “The greatest happiness for the greatest number.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 54. Mary Wollstonecraft• “Mind has no gender.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 55. Georg Hegel• “Reality is a historical process.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 56. Ludwig Andreas Feuerbach• “Theology is anthropology.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 57. Søren Kierkegaard• “Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 58. John Stuart Mill• “Over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 59. Karl Marx• “The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggle.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 60. Henry David Thoreau• “Must the citizen ever resign his conscience to the legislator.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 61. William James• “Act as if what you do makes a difference.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 62. ModernPhilosophy1900-1950 © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 63. Friedrich Nietzsche• “Man is something to be surpassed.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 64. Ferdinand de Saussure• “Every message is made of signs.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 65. John Dewey• “We only think when we are confronted with problems.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 66. Bertrand Russell• “The world has become more like that of Machiavelli.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 67. Ludwig Wittgenstein• “The limits of my language are the limits of my world.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 68. Martin Heidegger• “We are ourselves the entities to be analyzed.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 69. Herbert Marcuse• “That which is cannot be true.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 70. Karl Popper• “In so far as a scientific statement speaks about reality, it must be falsifiable.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 71. Theodor Adorno• “Intelligence is a moral category.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 72. Jean-Paul Sartre• “Existence precedes essence.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 73. Emmanuel Levinas• “Reason lives in language.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 74. Simone de Beauvoir• “Man is defined as a human being and woman as a female.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 75. Simone de Beauvoir• “Representation of the world is the work of men; they describe it from their own point of view.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 76. William van Orman Quine• “Language is a social art.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 77. Albert Camus• “Life will be lived all the better if it has no meaning.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 78. Contemporary Philosophy1950-Present © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 79. Thomas Kuhn• “Normal science does not aim at novelties of fact or theories.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 80. John Rawls• “The principles of justice are chosen behind a veil of ignorance.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 81. Jean-François Lyotard• “Knowledge is produced to be sold.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 82. Frantz Fanon• “For the black man, there is only one destiny and it is white.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 83. Michel Foucault• “Man is an invention of recent date.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 84. Noam Chomsky• “If we choose, we can live in a world of comforting illusion.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 85. Jürgen Habermas• “Society is dependent upon a criticism of its own tradition.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 86. Jacques Derrida• “There is nothing outside of the text.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 87. Edward Said• “Every empire tells itself and the world that it is unlike all other empires.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 88. Stephen Hawking• “One may say that time had a beginning at the Big Bang, in the sense that earlier times simply would not be defined.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 89. Hélène Cixous• “Thought has always worked by opposition.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 90. Peter Singer• “In suffering, the animals are our equals.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 91. Alan Sokal•“But why did I do it? I confessthat Im an unabashed OldLeftist who never quiteunderstoodhow deconstruction wassupposed to help the workingclass. And Im a stodgy oldscientist who believes, naively,that there exists an externalworld, that there exist objectivetruths about that world, andthat my job is to discover someof them. ” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 92. Alan Sokal•“Anyone who believesthat the laws ofphysics are meresocial conventions isinvited to trytransgressing thoseconventions from thewindows of myapartment. (I live onthe twenty-first floor.)” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 93. References:• The philosophy book: Big ideas simply explained. (2011). London & New York: DK. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 94. Philosophical Quotes © 2012 Rey Ty © 2012 Rey Ty
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