Philosophy and Ideas

The Lure of Philosophy in Sydney

Philosophy is a uniquely important subject, dealing as it does with the most important questions there are. Sydney has a unique way of doing it. Does life have a meaning, and if so what is it? What can I be certain of, and how should I act when I am not certain? Why are the established truths of my tribe better than the primitive superstitions of your tribe? Why should I do as I’m told? Those are questions it is easy to avoid, in the rush to acquire goods and prestige. Even for many of a more serious outlook, they…

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