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

Francis Bacon Philosophy Summary

Francis Bacon Philosophy Summary

Life and Works Francis Bacon (1561-1626) is a london-born philosopher who was the the forerunner of the british empiricism tradition, streching through Locke, Hume,…

John Locke Works

John Locke Works

John Locke (1632-1704) is probably the greatest and certainly the most influential, english philosopher, whose became the foundation both for classical british empiricism and…

Kant and the Sublime

The sublime is at the heart of Kant’s aesthetic philosophy. Kant defines sublime as that is beyond all comparison (that is absolutely) great, either…

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…

Denis Diderot: Philosophy Summary

Denis Diderot: Philosophy Summary

Denis Diderot is a french essayist, philosopher and playwright, one the leading figures of the Enlightenment. He studied in Paris where he became acquainted…

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,…

Robespierre and the Reign of Terror

Robespierre and the Reign of Terror

Robespierre and The conspiracy theory: We will try to show that the french revolutionary terror is indeed based on a conspiracy theory that leads…

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…

Plato: Phaedo Summary

Plato: Phaedo Summary

The Phaedo, a synthesis of the Socratic thought The Phaedo, a Plato’s dialogue, has two advantages for readers: firstly, it is one of the…

Kant and Metaphysics (Summary)

Kant and Metaphysics (Summary)

Kant and the rejection of the dogmatic metaphysics Kant’s project in the metaphysics branch holds in one sentence: breaking with dogmatism. To achieve this goal, Kant…

Rousseau’s Philosophy Summary

Rousseau’s Philosophy Summary

The Philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau Genevan philosopher writing in French, Jean-Jacques Rousseau wrote essentially: – Discourse on the Sciences and Arts (1750) – Discourse…

Leibniz’s Monadology Summary

Summary : Leibniz defines the monad as a simple substance, without a party. The existence of compound bodies proves the existence of monads, since the…

Aristotle’s Metaphysics (Summary)

Aristotle’s Metaphysics (Summary)

Summary of Metaphysics by Aristotle Plato, in his theory of forms, separates the sensible world (appearances) of the intelligible world (ideas) and the intelligible world…

Buber’s I and Thou (Summary)

Buber’s I and Thou (Summary)

Martin Buber : Biography Martin Buber was born in Vienna in 1878 and died in 1965. He was a jewish philosopher and theologian. From…

Godwin and Anarchism

Godwin and Anarchism

William Godwin, a political thinker of Anarchism William Godwin ia a political theorist, essayist and novelist. In both early and late lige, Godwin was…