THE ILLUSORY TRUTH

 

Multigenre Philosophy

 

Copyright 1977-2012 John O'Loughlin

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CONTENTS

 

PART ONE: APHORISTIC

 

1. The Philosopher as Man, Not Machine

2. Two Types of Thinker

3. Thinking Should Be Difficult

4. A Justification of Boredom

5. Ultimate Justice

6. No Escaping Evil

7. The Way it Has To Be

8. No Hope without Fear

9. Twenty Mistaken Ideas

10. Slightly Existential

11. Words as Our 'Reality'

12. Partly Our Creation

13. Truths but No Truth

14. Reality and Realities

15. Human Diversity

16. No Two Alike

17. Time Belongs to Man

18. Inevitably Unreasonable

19. Puppets of Life

20. The Negative Root

21. The Struggle for Happiness

22. Work and Play

23. No Freedom without Bondage

24. From Winter to Autumn

25. No 'Mother Nature'

26. Male and Female Pride

27. Against Folly

28. Suspended Judgement

29. Against Reincarnation

30. Superstition Universal

31. The End of the World

32. Art as Ideality

33. Great Art

34. No Health without Disease

35. Illness No Objection

36. The 'Plimsoll Line' of Sleep

37. A Wider View of Vice

38. Misused Concepts

39. Against Racial Inequality

40. The Transience of Death

41. Philosophy verses Insular Intolerance

42. Individual Wisdom

43. The Meaning and Purpose of Life

44. The Inferior Negative

45. Four Categories

46. Negatives Serve

47. Successful Failures

48. Positively Selfish

49. A Posthumous B.C.

50. Schismatic Christianity

51. Live Symbols

52. Interplanetary Equilibrium

53. Magnetic Reciprocities

54. Universe or Universes

55. Between Good and Evil

 

PART TWO: ESSAYISTIC APHORISMS

 

PART THREE: APHORISMS (MAXIMS)