Philosophy for Heroes: Part I: Knowledge
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Philosophy for Heroes: Part I: Knowledge

Philosophy and Language

About the Book

We are each heroes in the making. How can this be? Because we can reflect on our actions. We have the potential to become heroes in every aspect and every action of our lives...

Being a hero is much more than committing a heroic act. One does not magically morph into a "hero" as a result of circumstance: the just-in-time rescue, rising up in the midst of a crisis, or even leading others out of a catastrophe. Becoming a hero is more than even these courageous acts. It requires deep insight—the type of philosophical investigation that the greatest minds throughout history have pondered.

With his book series Philosophy for Heroes, Clemens Lode bridges the gap between coding, science, philosophy, and, ultimately, leadership. In Philosophy for Heroes: Knowledge, he takes the reader on a journey, examining the foundations of knowledge. What is the basis of our understanding of the world? How does society define a "hero"? How do basic skills, such as language and mathematics, train our way of thinking and reasoning?

Becoming a hero requires more than courage. It requires speaking up, stepping forward from the sidelines, and taking action. For all of this, a deep insight into philosophy is the first, and most important, step.

Philosophy for Heroes connects the wisdom of the ages to today's real world.

Also, check out our online philosophy meetup group for regular Zoom meetings!

About the Author

Clemens Lode
Clemens Lode

Clemens Lode works as an author as well as a coach for software teams throughout Europe. He lives in Düsseldorf (Germany).

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Philosophy

  • Heroism
  • The Key to Wisdom
  • Why Philosophy is Important
  • Basics of Philosophy
  • Ontology
  • Epistemology

Chapter 2: Language

  • Properties of Language
  • Language and Mathematics
  • The Value of Language

Chapter 3: Physics (see Philosophy for Heroes: Continuum)

Chapter 4: Evolution (see Philosophy for Heroes: Continuum)

Chapter 5: Consciousness (see Philosophy for Heroes: Act)

Chapter 6: Free Will (see Philosophy for Heroes: Act)

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