Difference between philosophical and political thinking expressed via possible world trajectories

In Open Lifespan within the possible world framework I have worked out the possible world structure and angle am using to study the philosophy of longevity.

Today I’m trying to show you, by quickly annotating the earlier figures, the difference between thinking about Open Life from a philosophical and from a direct political point of view. If you are following this blog you might have noticed that I got fairly political recently (even given talks), and actively thinking about how to introduce and represent longevity within politics, also making some commitments along the way. So it is important to demonstrate here the difference between the two kinds of thinking.

Consider then the following 2 maps or universes of morally, politically, technologically relevant possible worlds. Continue reading “Difference between philosophical and political thinking expressed via possible world trajectories”

Thanking Persistent Readers and encouraging them to be proactive

Studying and writing philosophy is many times a sole enterprise. Certainly for me, being outside of academical philosophy , working on the Open Lifespan study/book, and only in ‘stolen’ hours, feels like sandboxing myself. But this study really needs feedback from people, comments, discussion, proper philosophical debates, lots of pro, even more contra. 🙂 Lively debate is the best tool to make the argumentation tight.

This is an online blog, the format only available for what I’m doing concerning my current non-academic philosophical situation. In terms of comments blogs are anything but ideal these days (10 years ago it was different, my other blog had real commenters some of them turned out to be my friends and colleagues eventually), all comments up to date have been spam comments. But the great thing is that the content here has actual readers as the wordpress statistics plugin tells me on a daily basis. And I’d like to acknowledge here my readers and especially would like to thank some returning persistent readers by mentioning the city, region they are located in no particular order. Continue reading “Thanking Persistent Readers and encouraging them to be proactive”

Celebrate World Philosophy Day: ideas of philosophers helping Open Lifespan

Let’s celebrate UNESCO’s World Philosophy Day here by listing 6 philosophers (5 still living, 1 dead), whose 6 ideas have been used so far to develop Open Lifespan philosophy further. ‘Ideas’ are meant broadly here including concepts, arguments, theses, all the logical units used by philosophical discussions. Below a quick intro to these philosophers with the particular relevant idea type highlighted in bold. Continue reading “Celebrate World Philosophy Day: ideas of philosophers helping Open Lifespan”