An Old Philosopher's Notebooks

A Scholar-Practitioner's Studies, Reading, Practices and Contemplations

Notes and Research by Michael P. Garofalo, M.S. 
Valley Spirit Center, Gushen Grove, Red Bluff, California


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How to Live a Good Life: Advice from Wise Persons 

A Good Life: Virtues, Ethics, Happiness


Fingers, Hands, Touching, Skin, Haptics, Sensing, Feeling

Pleasures, Satisfaction

The Five Senses 

Somatics, Body-Mind, Somaesthetics, Embodied Cognition

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Tai Chi Chuan     Chi Kung     Yoga     Walking     Gardening    

Reading     Contemplation     Learning     Friendship      

Ethics, Values, Virtues, Codes of Conduct, Values, Happiness, The Good Life

Psychology, Self-Help, Biblio-Therapy, Self-Improvement 

My Views on Organized Religion and Theology

Fitness and Well Being

Aging, Growing Older, Old Age, Maturity, Senior Citizens

Gardening, Biology, Gardeners and Nature Studies 

Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm  (1844 - 1900) 

Epicurus  (341 - 270 BCE)

History of Ideas, Intellectual History 

Somatic Practices for Health, Well-Being and Mindfulness 


Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu


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Advice     Beauty     Bibliography     Blog     Body-Mind     Broad Minded     Cheerfulness       

Contemplation     Desires     Dharmapada Sutra     Education     Epicureanism     Equanimity    

Feeling     Fitness     Five Senses     Friendship     Gardening     Generosity 

Happiness     Hedonism    Hospitality     Independence     Kindness    Learning     Links    

Meditation     Memory     Mindfulness     Moderation     Open Minded     Paramitas    

Patience     Philosophy     Play     Pleasures     Qigong     Reading     Self-Reliance    

Sensory Pleasures     Simplicity     Solitude    Somaesthetics     Stoicism    Taijiquan    

Tao Te Ching     Thinking     Tolerance     Touching     Tranquility    Vigor     Vision    

Walking     Willpower     Wisdom     Wonder     Zen Precepts      




An Old Philosopher's Notebooks
Bibliography and Home Resources


Critical Thinking, Rhetoric, Semantics, Linguistics

Logic, Reasoning, Thinking, Argumentation

General Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Psychology, Cognitive Sciences, Philosophy of Mind

Aesthetics, Art, Beauty

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries

Spirituality, Mysticism, Rituals, Mythology, Symbols

Science, Scientific Reasoning

Fitness, Health, Healing, Psychology

Memory, Recollection, Nostalgia

Process Philosophy

Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu


Science, Technology, Scientific Reasoning

Biology, Life Sciences, Botany

Medicine, Health Sciences, Anatomy, Physiology



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Green Way Research

Lifestyle Advice from Wise Persons

Index to An Old Philosopher's Notebooks


Critical Thinking, Reasoning, Logic, Induction, Semantics
Philosophical Thinking, Fallacies, Argumentation, Rhetoric
Philosophy of Language, Cognitive Sciences, Psychology
Ethics, Practical Reason, Good Life, Wisdom
Aesthetics, Art, Beauty
Spirituality, Mysticism, Rituals, Mythology, Symbols
Let's Be Reasonable








Research by
Michael P. Garofalo, M.S.



Michael P. Garofalo, A Brief Biography

Green Way Research, Red Bluff, California

This webpage was last modified and updated on May 27, 2016.   

This webpage was first distributed online on January 23, 2013.

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