Archive for October, 1999

Comparative World Philosophies John Stewart Mill, an Englishman, lived during the first three quarters of the 19th century. Although not a professional philosopher, he was a well-respected writer of his time, touching on many subjects. His essay On Liberty, is a good example of his ability to work through questions in a reasonable manner. At […]

Questions: Why do religions exist? Give at least three possible reasons, and defend them with good arguments. List, and briefly describe, five characteristics that are typically associated with a religion. What are the four Vedas about? Describe them in detail. Define the concept of maya, and describe the impact of this concept on the Hindu […]