Kant and Laws

Kant and Laws

Moral law and political law in Kant’s Philosophy: The Concept of Law is central in Kant‘s Philosophy. The difference between the moral law and…

Sartre Books

Sartre’s works are huge. Here is a comprehensive list of his books: Sartre’s Fiction: Nausea (1938) The Wall (1939) news (The Wall, The Chamber, Erostratus,…

Hedonism & Epicureanism

The difference between hedonism and Epicureanism reports to the pleasure: – Epicurus says that man must control his pleasures, delights in not only agreed to thenatural and necessary (basic needs) – Hedonists believe that man must maximize its pleasures, whatever they are.

Proletarian Dictatorship – Marx

What is the dictatorship of the proletariat in Marx? Definition Karl Marx’s philosophy is a philosophy of history. In other words, Marx believed that…

Popular Philosophy Papers

Every end of year is a time for retrospective ! Here is a list of most popular philosophy papers over 2011 : 1. Voltaire’s…

Machine-Animals

What is the theory of Descartes’ animal-machine? Descartes believed that animals have no mind and their movements are reduced to a set of purely…

Eudaemonism

What is eudaemonism? Eudaemonism (Greek eudemonia, happy) is a branch of moral philosophy that promotes happiness as the supreme goal of the human existence….

Epicureanism and Stoicism

There are many differences (moral conception of man, ontology, metaphysics, …) between Epicureanism and Stoicism, two of the most known philosophy schools: – Epicureanism advocates a minimum happiness, but a philosophy of the will. –…

Cartesianism

Cartesianism means the philosophy of Descartes and his followers. Spinoza, Malebranche and Leibniz are the main representatives of Cartesianism after Descartes. Leibniz developed the…

Catharsis

In Greek catharsis means purification. Catharsis is the state created by the art and which, as its name suggests, purifies the soul of his…

Body-subject

The concept of body-subject is the term used by philosophers to describe the human body, as opposed to just body material. German in particular,…

Egotism

Egotism is a concept coined by Stendhal to describe the analysis performed by someone on itself in order to “refine his feelings to better…

Cynicism

Cynicism is a school of Greek philosophers, founded by a disciple of Socrates, Antisthenes. Diogenes the Dog is the most important thinker of this…