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Hi, I'm Ashton Hennessy, and welcome to Wopism! Here I show you the writing I do on the internet! I am a proud atheist, and a philosophy nerd, and here you can see the work I do! My dream is to become a public intellectual, educating the public about, well, philosophy!
Latest Writing - Does Science Assume Cause and Effect?
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My Philosophical Works
Here are my philosophical writings, musings and more - check them out! They are fairly bite-sized so you could get through all of them in the space of around an hour or less.
I created the artwork 'Memento Mori' (remember to die). You can download this Stoic piece here:
Does Science Assume Cause and Effect? - A short essay questioning the Scientific Method and its relation to David Hume's philosophy.
The Beast of Scepticism - A short story critiquing Descartes's 'Meditations of First Philosophy'.
It's a Beautiful and Horrible Day - A short dialogue on nihilism and science.
The Naming Conventions of Virtues - A commentary about the way 'Thus Spoke Zarathustra' uses metaphor.
MAN of Passion vs Man of Reason - A short leaflet debunking 'Faith' as a reason to believe things. It is designed to be reproducible.
On the Tightrope Walker - An essay regarding Nietzsche's perception of the character the Tightrope Walker. This also includes a interpretation of it via a fictional speech by Zarathustra.
The Aesthetics of Atheism - A short collection of essays on The God Delusion.
Short Essays, Sort Dialogues - A collection of essays analyzing and critique three philosophical dialogues: a analysis of a section of 'Republic'; a analysis of a section of 'The God Delusion' and a letter to Philosophy Now regarding a short dialogue in it. Includes references.
General Essays On 'Meditations' - A collection of essay analyzing various sections of 'Meditations' - a book from Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius.
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