Eternal Return in philosophy

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(Constantin Brâncuși, The Column of the Infinity, Târgu Jiu Park, Romania) The eternal return is an original Mesopotamian concept taken up by several philosophers, according to which the world history takes place cyclically. After thousands of years (“the Great Year”), … Read More

Philosophy

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(The Thinker, by Auguste Rodin) Philosophy, from ancient Greek φιλοσοφία (composed of φιλεῖν, philein “love”; and σοφία, sophia, “wisdom”) literally means “love of wisdom”. It is an activity and discipline existing since antiquity in the West and East, posing as … Read More

Philosophy of death

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The Triumph of Death, painting of Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1562) In paleontology, the discovery of funeral rites is an important factor in determining the degree of social awakening of a hominid. This awareness of death is an engine of … Read More

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