Philosophers

Find out papers and research on major philosophers of the history, from every continents (Europe, US, Asia, Africa) what are their main key concepts

Descartes: I think therefore I am

In daily life, nothing is really sure for the subject. Even obvious truths are doubtful: should I live here or there, should I forgive…

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…

Leviathan (Hobbes): Analysis & Summary

Leviathan, subtitled Treaty of matter, form and power of an ecclesiastical and civil republic, is a work by the English philosopher Thomas Hobbes whose…

Merleau-Ponty’s Phenomenology: A summary

Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenology: Body, Dialectics and Perception Maurice Merleau-Ponty is one of the greatest figures in phenomenology, with Husserl, Sartre and Heidegger. He mainly wrote:…

Moral Philosophy & Ethics: Definitions

The importance of moral philosophy in philosophy Moral Philosophy is one of the major schools of philosophy. Moral philosophy relates to practical philosophy, while…

Kant vs Hume

Kant and Hume: A philosophical controversy In this article, the positions of Kant and Hume will be presented regarding the relationship between reason and…

Sartre and Bad Faith

Can we lie to ourselves? Bad Faith and Freedom in Sartre’s thought Commonly, one say that the bad faith consists to maintain against all…

Baudrillard: The Consumer Society

The consumer society by Baudrillard : A sociological approach to capitalism Consumer society, by Jean Baudrillard, is a major contribution to contemporary sociology and…

Plato and Aristotle Similarities and Differences

Plato vs Aristotle: Compared Philosophies Undeniably, Plato and Aristotle are the two rock stars of Greek Philosophy. Plato created idealism and Aristotle, later recuperated by Thomas Aquinas, became the official doctrine…

Major Italian Philosophers

Italy, from antiquity to modern times, passing through the Renaissance, produced influential thinkers. Of course, everyone can quote Machiavelli or Thomas Aquinas, but did…

Major Spanish Philosophers

Spain is often accused of having produced only mediocre thinkers, unlike its painters. This article lists the great philosophers, tending to show, on the…

No Exit by Sartre : An analysis

Introduction No Exit (Huis Clos in french) is one of the most beautiful play of Sartre. It is also the most played of Sartre’s Works. Sartre…

Jean-Paul Sartre Biography

Short Biography Jean-Paul Sartre was born in 1905 in Paris. After a childhood marked by the untimely death of his father, the important role…