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We’re excited that you’ve joined the conversation! At HMU, we want to continue the great authors’ conversations in a contemporary context, and this blog will help us do that. We look back to Aristotle and the early philosophers who used reason and discourse to gain wisdom and now we endeavor to do the same every day.


May 27, 2022

Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post.

In order to continue with my investigations of Artificial Intelligence (AI), I am looking into historical understandings of the mind. Mind is also one of the great ideas, so obviously there has been a lot of research, discussion, and theorizing about what it is, where it is located, and how it functions. For today’s blog, I simply focus on Lucretius.

 » Read more about: Lucretius Defines Mind  »

June 17, 2016

Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post.

“To be, or not to be: that is the question.” – Shakespeare, Hamlet

Last week, we discussed the practice of being fully present within an actual moment, whereas today we will discover what a number of authors say about the mind’s ability to conjure presences, to bring memories into a present moment.

 » Read more about: From Thought to Presence  »

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