Philosophy and the Labyainths Of The Mind
Anaximander and the Riddle of Origin
The book is a very challenging read. There are a lot of good arguments in the book that philosophers have discovered. I think that the author wanted the readers to get a feel about the rest of the book. The author wanted the readers to learn about paradoxes and arguments. Also, to figure out the difference between a good argument and bad argument.
1. Where do we come from?
2. What is a paradox?
3. What is the oldest recorded paradox?
4. What does Figure 1.1 mean?
5. What does Figure 1.2 represent?
The survey helped me with the actual reading, by putting the main points the author was talking about. It helped me pick out the main points or important points. This will be easier when writing a paper, instead of going back and looking.
1. We come from humans that survive only if they are nurtured.
2. A paradox is a group of riddles.
3. There’s an infinite amount of paradoxes.
4. Philosophers do not have to have a good answers for it to be an argument.
5. This figure represents description of illusions called “visual paradoxes”
1. We come from humans that survive only if they are nurtured. Also, the first human beings were cared for by animals. Anaximander asks “where did animal ancestors come from?” They seem to come from precursors.
2. A paradox is a group of riddles. The oldest questions evolved…