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

Levinas and Face

Levinas and Face

The human face in Emmanuel Levinas Our century has seen the man’s face disappear behind the multiplicity of determinations (biological, social and linguistic) that…

Marx and Human Rights

In capitalist society where social relations according to Marx are unjust, legal and political ideology that rises from this society stems from this injustice…

Anarchism

Anarchy is a confusing word a priori. At first glance, it connotes the idea of disorder, individualism, violence. But these ideas do not reflect…

Essays by Montaigne

Essays by Montaigne

Essays are a work by Michel de Montaigne published from 1580 to 1588. It is the work of a fifty year old man , returning…

Bachelard’s Philosophy

Bachelard’s Philosophy

Bachelard’s Philosophy: Science and Poetics The French philosopher Gaston Bachelard has worked on two main themes: the philosophy of science and imagination. In the…

Marx and the proletariat

Marx and the proletariat

Karl Marx and the proletariat, a universal class: Before defining the proletariat and its importance in Marx’s thought, let’s see how this class appears…

Heidegger and Dasein

Heidegger and Dasein

Heidegger began in the first half of the twentieth century to revise the classical metaphysics, in order to deconstruct it to offer a new…

Freud and Religion

Freud often compared in his writings (in his book “The Future of an Illusion, eg.) religious belief as a delusion and intoxication, which results…

Pascal : Man is a thinking reed

Pascal : Man is a thinking reed

This is the most famous quote by Blaise Pascal, a French philosopher. This is an excerpt of Thoughts: “Man is a reed, the weakest…

John Locke’s Philosophy Summary

Theorist of post-Cartesian science based on empiricism, John Locke is also the promoter of a political philosophy based on the concept of natural law….

Sartre: Existence precedes essence

Sartre: Existence precedes essence

This quote is from the conference Existentialism is a Humanism where Sartre defines his views on existentialism. We shall not repeat the context of…

Socrates: Know Yourself

Socrates: Know Yourself

Know thyself: a moral epistemological and injunction The philosophy of Socrates still shines today. Even the most distant philosophers of  his principles have discussed…

Spinoza: Freedom & Determinism

Spinoza: a determinist philosophy In the Ethics, Spinoza‘s pantheistic philosophy advocates a “God is defined as all real, all existing” (God is everywhere). Only…

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…