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Hobbes vs Locke: State of Nature

The state of nature is a concept used in political philosophy by most Enlightenment philosophers, such as Thomas Hobbes and John Locke. The state of nature is a representation of human existence prior to…

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How to Learn Philosophy?

Plato was already wondering if virtue could be learned and answered “no” (in the Meno), in the same way, we do not “learn” philosophy,…

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Best Philosophical Novels

Literature and philosophy These two areas of thought go hand in hand and can form a continuum: certain authors publishing essays (Balzac, Wilde), as…

Kant & Unsocial Sociability

In Idea for a Universal History with a Cosmopolitan Purpose, Kant gives an explanation of his theory of the unsocial sociability of men. In this, Kant affirms that man…