Archive for August, 2009

  • In Greek mythology, Nyx (Νύξ, Nox in Roman translation) was the primordial goddess of the night. A shadowy figure, Nyx stood at or near the beginning of creation, and was the mother ofpersonified gods […]

    Nyx – Goddess of the night

    In Greek mythology, Nyx (Νύξ, Nox in Roman translation) was the primordial goddess of the night. A shadowy figure, Nyx stood at or near the beginning of creation, and was the mother ofpersonified gods […]

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  • In Greek mythology, the Titans (Greek: Τιτάν – Ti-tan; plural: Τιτᾶνες – Ti-tânes), were a race of powerful deities that ruled during the legendary Golden Age. Their role as Elder Gods was overthrown by a race of younger gods, […]

    Titans

    In Greek mythology, the Titans (Greek: Τιτάν – Ti-tan; plural: Τιτᾶνες – Ti-tânes), were a race of powerful deities that ruled during the legendary Golden Age. Their role as Elder Gods was overthrown by a race of younger gods, […]

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  • Laplace strongly believed in causal determinism, which is expressed in the following quotation from the introduction to the Essai: “ We may regard the present state of the universe as the effect of […]

    Laplace’s Demon

    Laplace strongly believed in causal determinism, which is expressed in the following quotation from the introduction to the Essai: “ We may regard the present state of the universe as the effect of […]

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