Update: Ten philosophical questions

The ten philosophical questions I probably have worked on the most, with my brief answers.

 

 

Reflections on The Sunflower

What would you do if you were a prisoner in a Nazi concentration camp, and a dying SS soldier asked you for forgiveness for the murders he had committed?

 

 

Walkthrough of Gelfand and Fomin's Calculus of Variations, Sec. 6, Example (pp. 26-27)

Walkthrough written for lesser mortals like me, who have a degree in math but lack the mysterious, magical mathematical powers of the Russians.

 

 

 

Update: Were many great scientists creationists?

 

Updates: Gelfand and Fomin's Calculus of Variations, Section 3 Lemma 2, Section 4.2 Case 2, and Section 4.2 Example 2.

 

 

New: Philosophy notes: Singer, "Famine, Affluence, and Morality."

 

 

New: Greater than Infinity? Part I

 

 

New: Which branch of philosophy is most important?

 

 

New: The top three philosophical questions