The First Philosophy of Economics: Self-Interest

  ~ Metamorphosis of Narcissus by Salvador Dali ~ “Every individual endeavours to employ his capital so that its produce may be of greatest value. He generally neither intends to promote the public interest, nor knows how much he is promoting it. He intends only his own security, only his own gain. And he is … Continue reading

The Philosophy of Economics: Why do we study Economics?

~ Louis Pasteur in His Laboratory by Albert Edelfelt ~ “What we do need – is the ability to understand the various knowledge’s. What is each one about? What is it trying to do? What are its central concerns and theories? What major new insights has it produced? What are its important areas of ignorance, … Continue reading

List of Famous Chinese Philosophers

Please click the link below to go back to the Philosophy Page: Philosophy For list of Western Philosophers please click: LIST OF FAMOUS WESTERN PHILOSOPHERS For list of Chinese Proverbs please click: LIST OF CHINESE PHILOSOPHICAL PROVERBS Name Philosophy Famous Quotes Confucius (traditionally 551–479 BCE) Founder of Confucianism If we don’t know life, how can we know … Continue reading

List of Famous Western Philosophers

  Name Philosophy Famous Quotes Classical philosophers 600-500 BCE     Thales of Miletus (ca. 624-546 BCE). Of the Milesian school. Believed that all was made of water. The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself. Anaximander of Miletus (c. 610-546 BCE). Of the Milesian school. Famous for the concept of Apeiron, or … Continue reading

Working Paper: Quotes

Essay Plan Still Waters Mystery The present world is a dream. Dreams at night are the truth There are many unusual things in this world. Everyday, events occur that cannot be explained. Bizarre phenomena that often goes unnoticed because people close their eyes to what they don’t understand. But the truth of the matter is … Continue reading