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By Iddo Lau Ph.D on J in Finding Meaning in an Imperfect World How a famous but problematic saying can be taken out of context lead to harmful results. Did Aristotle every explicitly refer to as a "rational " (ζῷον λόγον ἔχον)? The internet is riddled with uncited claims to this effect: that "rational " was an explicitly stated definition of that Scholastic later translated to rationale See for example: Stanford Encyclopedia of " Cognition": The early history of western reflects a tendency to see s as lacking rationality Aristotle defined “hu” as “the rational ” thus rejecting the possibility that any other species is rational (Aristotle Metaphysics) The Wikipedia article on Self-Reflection: The notion of self explained Benjamin Mitchell-Yellin Ph.D Lying on the Philosopher's Couch What can teach us about our daily life Susi Ferrarello Ph.D. By Jason Tougaw on J in The Elusive Brain These writers portray fantasies of finding the ethereal self in physical brains–by dissecting brains holding them prodding examining or eating them By Steve Taylor Ph.D on in Out of the Darkness We find meaning when we “wake up” experience life the world. By David Kyle Johnson Ph.D on in A Logical Take There is a significant ABC firing Roseanne the NFL ban on kneeling during the anthem that makes one protected the. By Matthew Hutson on J in Psyched! A skeptic a mystic seek common ground Part two. By Iddo Lau Ph.D on J in Finding Meaning in an Imperfect World The complex relation morality meaningfulness By Paul Thagard Ph.D on in Thought Moods are brain states that result from the same mechanisms that produce emotions: brain representations of physiological changes appraisals of goal satisfaction. By Benjamin Mitchell-Yellin Ph.D on J in Life Death the Self Are doctors doing harm to patients reporting NDEs? The data really isn't clear. Reality may be virtual but it's not that simple By Samuel Veissière Ph.D. Reason ratio as the capacity to see the light of God (or knowledge for that matter) is a typical connotation transported straight into the modern age But these deep insights are understood as something they were able to write down in books language The capacity for deep insight into the fabric of the universe in Aristotle nous though is essentially not explicable in language therefore distinct from logos Regarding a good analysis of the equivocations caused by this tradition of translation in general see e.g Hannah Arendt The Hu Condition §4 There she argues: Aristotle meant neither to define in general nor to indicate 's highest capacity which to him was not logos that is not speech or reason but nous the capacity of contemplation whose chief characteristics is that its content cannot be rendered in speech (ibid. It appears that the idea of defining as a rational being is more properly attributed to the Chrysippus the Stoics; whereas Aristotle is more properly recognized as holding that is a political being: "Therefore from these things it is evident that the city state is a natural development is by nature a political being [πολιτικὸν ζῷον]." (Aristotle Politics ) Some writers contrasts Aristotle's view in this respect with that of the Stoics: "Against the claim of the distinctly Aristotelian notion that the hu being is a political compare the definition of 'hu' that Sextus Empiricus attributes to Chrysippus: 'the hu is a logical mortal '" [ἄνθρωπός ἐστι ζῷον λογικὸν θνητόν] (Daniel S Richter Cosmopolis) The specific words of Chryssipus are as follows: 9 months ago By Benjamin Mitchell-Yellin Ph.D on J in Life Death the Self The mental health effects of "zero tolerance" may be wide ranging. Of mind epistemology cognitive science Carlos Montemayor Ph.D Harry Haroutioun Haladjian Ph.D Theory of Knowledge A unified approach to psychology Gregg Henriques Ph.D. Of the psychic powers above enumerated some kinds of living things as we have said possess all some less than all others one only Those we have mentioned are the nutritive the appetitive the sensory the locomotive the power of thinking Plants have none but the first the nutritive while another order of living things has this plus the sensory [ ] Certain kinds of s possess in addition the power of locomotion still others i.e possibly another order like or superior to him the power of thinking thought So the answer is: perhaps indirectly it says so Mind (nous) is “the part of the soul by which it knows understs” (De Anima iii 4 429a9–10; cf iii 3 428a5; iii 9 432b26; iii. Copulation ranges from a purely reproductive activity to one of emotional bonding For example sexual intercourse sexual activity in general often play a strong role in hu bonding. In y societies it is normal for couples to have sexual intercourse while using some method of birth control (contraception) sharing pleasure strengthening their emotional bond through sexual activity even though they are deliberately avoiding pregnancy. Fingering (or digital penetration or digital intercourse) involves the ual ipulation of the clitoris rest of the vulva vagina or anus for the purpose of sexual arousal sexual stimulation; it may constitute the entire sexual encounter or it may be part of mutual masturbation foreplay or other sexual activities. By Matthew Hutson on J in Psyched! A skeptic a mystic seek common ground Part one. With regard to divorce laws the refusal to engage in sexual intercourse with one's spouse may give rise to a grounds for divorce which may be listed under "grounds of abonment". Concerning no-fault divorce jurisdictions author James G Dwyer stated that no-fault divorce laws "have made it much easier for a wo to exit a marital relationship wives have obtained greater control over their bodies while in a marriage" because of legislative judicial changes regarding the concept of a marital exemption when a rapes. By Alex Pattakos Ph.D on J in The Meaningful Life Embrace the fullness. The logic of iambic half-lines Jennifer Baker Ph.D Thought Psychology meets : knowledge reality morality meaning Paul Thagard Ph.D. By Kirk J Schneider Ph.D on J in Awakening to Awe The sense of awe as key to our science religiosity life By Matthew Hutson on J in Psyched! A skeptic a mystic seek common ground Part three. By Benjamin Mitchell-Yellin Ph.D on in Life Death the Self What can Starbucks Roseanne teach us about anti-racist action? Ethics Finitude: Heideggerian Contributions to Moral pg 100: Regarding Aristotle's reference to hu beings as zōon logon echon (see NE 1098a3-5) usually translated as "rational " Heidegger prefers a richer conception of logos renders the definition as the "having" (echon) language understood as speech discourse (AM 102ff) (Needless to say I checked the reference found nothing resembling a definition.) y amateur blog posts such as.