YOU CAN DO
Macroknow Library includes a network
of links that connect and relate the ideas of some of
the greatest thinkers that ever lived.
Here are a few exciting
things you can do with this network of links (please click on the
hyperlinks below for detailed sources),
You can discover that the Hebrew Decalog (Ten
Commandments) is anticipated in ancient Egyptian spells in the
Book of the Dead (Chapter 125, The Judgment of the Dead) -
Declaration to the Forty-two Gods.
discover that Descartes'
think, therefore I am,"
is descended from St. Augustine's "if
I am deceived, I am."
You can compare Milton
Schumpeter's and with Edward
You can trace
the evolution of the concept of
time from St.
Augustine (there is no past and no future; there is only
the present), to Georg
(the essential "now"), to Friedrich
(gateway "Moment"; eternal return of the same), to Martin
Heidegger (the past as "no-longer-now"; the future as
(time as "a key manifestation
of the estrangement and
humiliation that characterize modern existence").
You can learn
has been hated since time immemorial - from Plato,
Old Testament, The
New Testament, The
Thomas Aquinas, and
You can learn the difference between
from John Rawls.
You can contrast
"Act as if the maxim of
your action were to become through your will a universal law of
must look out for his or her own interests and moral
scruples can become an encumbrance in a dog-eat-dog world."
And you can
choose what books to include in your own personal library.