Philosophy & Philosophers

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Requiem for a Dream (Analysis)

Requiem for a Dream and the addiction problem Requiem for a Dream, directed by Darren Aronofsky,  is a generational film and a philosophical one, as well as Trainspotting. Its themes are indeed at the...

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Descartes: I think therefore I am

In daily life, nothing is really sure for the subject. Even obvious truths are doubtful: should I live here or there, should I forgive to someone, could my life be happier? During his entire life,...

Opinion: Philosophical definitions

Elements of definitions In the current language, to give one’s opinion is to give one’s “way of thinking”, in other words, assume the very subjective part of one’s words. Thus, opinion is based more...

Major Italian Philosophers

Italy, from antiquity to modern times, passing through the Renaissance, produced influential thinkers. Of course, everyone can quote Machiavelli or Thomas Aquinas, but did you know that Epictetus or Seneca were both Italian? Here is...

Major Spanish Philosophers

Spain is often accused of having produced only mediocre thinkers, unlike its painters. This article lists the great philosophers, tending to show, on the contrary, that the country has seen the emergence of important...

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Plato and Aristotle Similarities and Differences

Plato vs Aristotle: Compared Philosophies Undeniably, Plato and Aristotle are the two rock stars of Greek Philosophy. Plato created idealism and Aristotle, later recuperated by Thomas Aquinas, became the official doctrine of the Catholic Church. So, what are the main similarities...