"Philosophy is not an occupation of a popular nature, nor is it pursued for the sake of self-advertisement. Its concern is not with words, but with facts. It is not carried on with the object of passing the day in an entertaining sort of way and taking the boredom out of leisure. It moulds and builds the personality, orders one's life, regulates one's conduct, shows one what one should do and what one should leave undone, sits at the helm and keeps one on the correct course as one is tossed about in perilous seas. Without it no one can lead a life free of fear or worry. Every hour of the day countless situations arise that call for advice, and for that advice we have to look to philosophy."
- Seneca, Letters from a Stoic. Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium. Lett. XVI.
The Historical Development Toward a Non-Theistic Humanist Ethics: Essays from the Ancient Stoics to Modern Science. (Lewiston, Maine: Edwin Mellen Press, 2015).
The Possible Sources for the Development of the Christian Trinitarian Concepts. From Marian Hillar, From Logos to Trinity: The Evolution of Religious Beliefs from Pythagoras to Tertullian (Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012).
Servetus and Calvin. From the Introduction to Michel Servetus “Thirty Letters to Calvin & Sixty Signs of the Antichrist,” translated by Marian Hillar, and Christopher A. Hoffman, from Christianismi restitutio of Michael Servetus (Lewiston, NY; Queenston, Ont., Canada; Lampeter, Wales, UK: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2010).
Jürgen Habermas: A Practical Sense Sociologist and a Kantian Moralist in a Nutshell, Roots of Humanist Ethics. A Historical Perspective.
Friedrich Nietzsche: Social Origin of Morals, Christian Ethics, and Implications for Atheism in his the Genealogy of Morals. Published in Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism, Vol. 16 (1) Spring-Summer 2008. American Humanist Association, Washington, DC, pp. 59-84.
Natural Development, Rationality, and Responsibility in Stoic Ethics. Published in Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism, Robert D. Finch, M. Hillar, F. Prahl, eds., Vol. 6, pp. 44-78. American Humanist Association, Houston, 1998.
The Logos and Its Function in the Writings of Philo of Alexandria: Greek Interpretation of the Hebrew Myth and Foundations of Christianity. Published in A Journal from The Radical Reformation. A Testimony to Biblical Unitarianism, Vol. 7, No. 3 Spring 1998, Part I pp. 22-37; Vol. 7, No. 4 Summer 1998, Part II pp. 36-53.
The Problem of the Soul in Aristotle's De Anima. Published in Contributors to the Philosophy of Humanism, M. Hillar and F. Prahl, eds, Humanists of Houston, Houston, 1994, pp. 51-82.
The Philosophical Legacy of the XVI the and XVII the Century Socinians: Their Rationality. Published in The Philosophy of Humanism and the Issues of Today, M.Hillar and F. Prahl., eds, American Humanist Association, Houston, 1995, pp. 117-126.
Foundation of Kant's moral philosophy and its reinterpretation. A quintessential humanistic doctrine Published in Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism, Vol. 17 (1), 2009, pp. 71-90.
Numenius and Greek Sources of Justin's Theology. Invited paper for the Annual Meeting of American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature, Nashville, TN, November 18-21, 2000.
Numenius and Greek Philosophical Sources of Christian Doctrine. Published in Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy, Istanbul. August 10-17, 2003 (published by Turkish Philosophical Society, Ankara, 2006), Vol. 8, pp. 55-60.
Numenius and the Hellenistic Sources of the Central Christian Doctrine. Published in A Journal from the Radical Reformation. A testimony to Biblical Unitarianism, Vol. 14, No. 1, Spring 2007, pp. 3-31.
What Does Modern Science Say About the Origin of Cooperation? Science Confirms Philosophy. Published in Dialogue and Universalism, Vol. XXIII (3) 2013, pp. 23-34.
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