American

Find out a list of American philosophers and papers and research on their philosophical ideas (Rawls, Nozick, Peirce, Putnam…)

Hilary Putnam Philosophy Summary

Hilary Putnam Philosophy Summary

Hilary Putnam is one of the most important contemporary philosopher, who works in the analytic philosophy branch. Metaphysics and ontology During his career, Putnam…

Stream of Consciousness in James

The stream of consciousness is a phrase coined by the psychologist William James as a characterization of the mind, that is,  that it is…

Skinner’s Behaviorism Theory

Skinner’s Behaviorism Theory

Skinner is the most important American psychologist of the twentieth century – and perhaps even the greatest psychologists in the world, except Freud of sure….

Wittgenstein and Language

Wittgenstein and Language

Wittgenstein puts the language at the top of his philosophy. According to him, each language has its limits. Wittgenstein’s FIRST PHILOSOPHY (1911-1918) The Wittgenstein’s Tractatus…

William James Psychology

William James Psychology

William James Theories William James (1842 – 1910) is an American philosopher. Master of the psychological analysis, keen observer who has opened a new…

Amartya Sen and Capabilities

Amartya Sen and Capabilities

The writings of Amartya Sen, Indian economist and philosopher, Nobel laureate in economics in 1998, are now recognized for their major contribution to the…

Rawls: Justice as Fairness

Rawls: Justice as Fairness

In the theory of justice by Rawls, this philosopher defends a whole new society concept, based on: – A basic structure (intrinsic value) and…

Ayn Rand and Objectivism

Ayn Rand and Objectivism

Ayn Rand is both an american philosopher and a writer. Rand has been a very influential philosopher in the United States, but almost unknown…

Peirce’s Philosophy

Peirce’s Philosophy

Charles S. Peirce is regarded as the greatest American philosopher of all time. It was not the case in his lifetime, since Peirce led…

Dewey and Education

Dewey and Education

Democracy and education by John Dewey is the greatest work of the Philosophy of Education. Indeed, Dewey is the initiator of the “hands-on learning”, opposed…