Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

(adjective) lacking nutritive value / devoid of significance or interest; dull / naive, simplistic, and superficial

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material that might strike the sophisticated reader as dated or jejune

—p.2 Introduction (1) default author
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material that might strike the sophisticated reader as dated or jejune

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(North American) buttocks

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ten hours a week commuting on her keister

—p.9 Arsebestos (4) default author
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ten hours a week commuting on her keister

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(adverb or adjective) by virtue of or in the exercise of one's office or position; Latin for "from the chair"; related to the concept of papal infallibility

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He published rarely but ex cathedra

on Isaac Newton; nice metaphorical use of this word here

—p.39 Metaphysics in the Royal Society 1715-2010 (38) default author
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He published rarely but ex cathedra

on Isaac Newton; nice metaphorical use of this word here

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(noun) the principle or aim of promoting unity among the world's Christian churches.

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In his philosophy he practiced an ecumenicism that in a lesser mind would strike us as suspicious or even craven.

On Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

—p.39 Metaphysics in the Royal Society 1715-2010 (38) default author
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In his philosophy he practiced an ecumenicism that in a lesser mind would strike us as suspicious or even craven.

On Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

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Dutch philosopher of Sephardi/Portuguese origin; in Ethics, laid groundwork for the 18th-century Enlightenment and modern biblical criticism, including modern conceptions of the self and the universe

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Bertrand Russell called Leibniz's system "profound, coherent, largely Spinozistic, and amazingly logical."

—p.42 Metaphysics in the Royal Society 1715-2010 (38) default author
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Bertrand Russell called Leibniz's system "profound, coherent, largely Spinozistic, and amazingly logical."

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(noun) an elementary individual substance which reflects the order of the world and from which material properties are derived (coined by Leibniz)

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Leibniz calls these mind-atoms by the name of monads.

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Leibniz calls these mind-atoms by the name of monads.

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the metaphysical view that there are abstract mathematical objects whose existence is independent of us and our language, thought, and practices

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primeness and all the other subject matter of mathematics have a reality independent of the human mind. This assumption goes under various names, one of which is Mathematical Platonism

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primeness and all the other subject matter of mathematics have a reality independent of the human mind. This assumption goes under various names, one of which is Mathematical Platonism

—p.47 Metaphysics in the Royal Society 1715-2010 (38) default author
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the philosophical attempt to describe things in terms of their apparent intrinsic purpose, directive principle, or goal, irrespective of human use or opinion

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It seems to inject a teleological aspect that is not present in the older formulation

on the "action principle" evolution of Newton's laws

—p.53 Metaphysics in the Royal Society 1715-2010 (38) default author
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It seems to inject a teleological aspect that is not present in the older formulation

on the "action principle" evolution of Newton's laws

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using or containing too many words; tediously lengthy

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Husserl is prolix, prolific, and infamously difficult to read

on Edmund Husserl, whose works Kurt Godel spent much time studying

—p.55 Metaphysics in the Royal Society 1715-2010 (38) default author
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Husserl is prolix, prolific, and infamously difficult to read

on Edmund Husserl, whose works Kurt Godel spent much time studying

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(noun) a heavily armed infantry soldier of ancient Greece

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Only a few of them were dressed as Greek hoplites.

At a showing of the movie 300

—p.58 It's All Geek to Me (58) default author
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Only a few of them were dressed as Greek hoplites.

At a showing of the movie 300

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