In the inaugural episode of my newly dedicated humanities podcast, Literary Tales, we take a look at the Epic of Gilgamesh as containing the traces of human consciousness in its primordial struggle and movement to civilization. Listen to it here: The Epic of Gilgamesh and the Struggle for Civilization.
In philosophy, dialectic means a lot of things to a lot of different people. It is, in its most simple form, the understanding of when two parties engage with one another in an inquiry or conflict that, upon finishing, leads to a closer understanding of the truth. We should avoid applying the Hegelian and Marxist … Continue reading Dialectic in the Hebrew Bible