Category: Philosophers

Aristotle: Politics Summary 0

Aristotle: Politics Summary

Aristotle: Politics from the ideal to the real world Unlike most philosophers, Aristotle’s political experience is undeniable as he was tutor of Alexander the Great, King of Macedonia’s. Vs Plato, Aristotle has nurtured his...

Levinas: Totality and Infinity Summary 0

Levinas: Totality and Infinity Summary

Ethics as first philosophy Emmanuel Levinas is one of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth, but the complexity of his thought, as well as Heidegger’s, prevents a real spread / democratization of his work....

Rousseau: Social Contract Summary 0

Rousseau: Social Contract Summary

Analysis of the Social Contract by Rousseau The Social Contract by Rousseau, whose full title is The Social Contract or Principles of Political Right (1762) is an analysis of the contractual relationship to any...

Kant and Right to Lie 0

Kant and Right to Lie

Lying and philosophy: three approaches Immanuel Kant treats lies in his short essay entitled On a supposed right to lie from Benevolent Motives, as a reaction to the text of Benjamin Constant (political reactions),...

Habermas and Communication Theory 0

Habermas and Communication Theory

Communication is a central concept in the philosophy of the German philosopher Jürgen Habermas. This term is also about misunderstandings because it is often associated with the ordinary meaning. However, the concept of communication...