The cynics

The cynics is philosophical movement, which give to ancient greek thinking few of the famous philosophers. It means “Dog-like” (Greek : kynokoi) and is…

What is critical realism ?

Critical realism is the doctrine accepted by some philosophers sympathetic to the view of R.W. Sellars, as published in Critical Realism (1916). Definition Critical…

Sigmund Freud’s Theories

Sigmund Freud’s Theories

Sigmund Freud, an Austrian psychiatrist and thinker, has developed many theories on the human subjectivity and founded the psychoanalysis method. Freud explored the unconscious,…

Spy, Democracy and Politics

Does secrets ruined democracy? The question of intelligence Each election, each political issue always refers to the place of secrecy in the public sphere,…

Emanationism – Definition

Emanationism is a theory particularly associated with neoplatonism, which accounts for the source and structure of reality in terms of a perpetual, spontaneous flowing…

Theory Laden – Definition

Denoting a concept, term, or statement that refers to, and can only be understood in the light of, a particular theory. For example, the…

Tabula Rasa in Locke

The tabula rasa is the latin expression for blank tablet. Tabula rasa have been used by John Locke in the Human Understanding to describe…

Unconscious

Unconscious

Unconscious and philosophers (Freud, Lacan, Leibniz) The Classical thought did not recognize the existence of the unconscious. Descartes, in fact, identified consciousness and psyche….

Introduction to Phenomenology

Introduction to Phenomenology

Phenomenology : a science of phenomenon Phenomenology is, in general, descriptive study of a set of phenomena. It often refers to Husserl’s philosophical system…