Author: Tim

Why should not the philosophers rule

Let us then begin by dismissing all the facts, because they do not touch the question.Without going as far as Rousseau in this famous apostrophe of the Second Discourse, I will here devote myself...

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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...