Category: Philosophers

Being and Time by Heidegger: Summary 0

Being and Time by Heidegger: Summary

Founder of existentialism, Heidegger wanted above all to establish an ontology, that is to say, to clarify the question of being. His subjective approach to the concept (being and thinking are the same, he...

Marcuse: One Dimensional Man (Analysis) 0

Marcuse: One Dimensional Man (Analysis)

One Dimensional Man is a work by Herbert Marcuse, German philosopher of the Frankfurt School (which also belonged Habermas, Horkheimer or Adorno). It is a militant work that criticizes the modern become of societies in which...

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...