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Telephilosophy

Posted in books, comedy, culture, Drama, romance, sci-fi, thriller, TV by jrahman on October 6, 2015

I wrote about television waybackwhen, and tried to read philosophy even earlier.  Considering vision and philosophy translate similarly in Bangla, it’s only natural that I would pick up Everything I Know I Learned from TV: philosophy for the unrepentant couch potato at first sight.  And I read it in on weekend nearly a decade ago.

Anyone who likes to watch TV and read books should get this little gem.  Let me just note the shows and ideas covered.

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Once were philosophers

Posted in history, Knowledge by jrahman on July 19, 2012

While digging up the India talk, I came across my notes for a study circle I was part of.  It was post-9/11 era, and some of my brothers and sisters from the university days decided to hold sessions to learn more about our shared history.  My session was on the pre-enlightenment western philosophy.  Over the fold are my notes based on Russell.

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