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The meaning of these claims about the interconnections of unexamined assumptions and their philosophical implications may be seen through an example.
Socrates said that "the unexamined life is not worth living".
Ethics in British children's literature; unexamined life.
Leaving a part of each weld unexamined, the firm x-rayed from two angles.
The idea that prostitution must be prohibited because it is tantamount to slavery, for instance, is based on unexamined, culturally and historically contingent beliefs about female sexuality, while the disastrous attempt to create a "drug-free society" by force denies the basic human desire to achieve altered states of consciousness.
The whole promise of information technology is that we can manage data in ways we never could before to figure out what we're doing, so that we don't have unexamined lives of unexamined healthcare systems," Clinton told a hushed audience.
The statement that the unexamined life is not worth living from Plato's Apology (38a5-6) is one of the most famous and honored utterances in philosophy, and yet it is undeserving of its reverence.
These are unexamined lives, ugly, brutish and short, and they require a deeper analysis than mere description.
By James Okuk "Unexamined Life is not Worth-living" - Socrates, and so is Unexamined Government April 7, 2012 -- The ongoing war between the Sudan and South Sudan at the border zones can be described as nothing but insensitive and destructive pride emanating from the former foes ruling now in both Juba and Khartoum.
The Unexamined Orwell, John Rodden, University of Texas Press, 423 pages
It argues that class-size reduction is less cost-effective than other reform policies, but it bases this contention on an incomplete accounting of the benefits of smaller classes and an uncritical, unexamined list of alternative policies.
All sides need to remember the words of Bible commentator Prof William Barclay: "The unexamined faith is not worth having, and the unexamined life is not worth living.