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

Democracy : a political definition

Democracy : a political definition

What is democracy? A Political definition The recent Indian election, issue of 700 million voters, raises the question of the nature, the essence of…

Who was Socrates ?

Who was Socrates ?

Socrates as a enigmous figure of the Philosophy Socrates is probably the most mysterious figure of Western philosophy. Socrates is both the most famous…

Confucius: Philosophy Summary

Confucius: Philosophy Summary

Confucius and Confucianism is barely the most popular philosophy across the world. Born in China, the Confucianism spreads all over the continents but it is above…

Kant and Religion

Kant and religion : between ethics ans religious hope Kant is not a theologian, but religion is exposed in all his philosophical work, the…

Alain: On Happiness

Alain: On Happiness

The philosopher Alain (1868-1951), whose real name is Emile Chartier, is the author of the famous: – Works(1908-1919) – On Happiness (1928) – Ideas…

Nietzsche: Become what you are

Nietzsche: Become what you are

Nietzsche: A Philosophy of Superman The phrase “Become what thou art” is part of the nietzschean Vulgate. Still, she remains at the heart of…

Camus Quotes

Camus Quotes

Best quotes by Albert Camus The philosophy of Albert Camus radiates in all fields of social sciences: essay, theater, novels. Criticized for his nihilism,…

Stuart Mill’s Philosophy

Stuart Mill’s Philosophy

John Stuart Mill Philosophy: Interest, Economics and Politics Mill (John Stuart), along with Herbert Spencer,is  the greatest british philosopher in the nineteenth century. “According…

Heidegger and the Being-Toward-Death

Heidegger and the Being-Toward-Death

In Being and Time, the philosopher Martin Heidegger described man (being) as a being-toward-death, i.e his ultimate project. Introduction to the Dasein structure by Heidegger…

Hobbes: Man is a wolf to man

Hobbes: Man is a wolf to man

Men and violence : Hobbes Anthropology The Leviathan, by Thomas Hobbes, is a great book of political philosophy, for one simple reason: Hobbes theories…

Descartes and Passions of the Soul

Descartes and Passions of the Soul

Passions are in Descartes a real curiosity: in fact, Descartes is the thinker of the cogitor, i.e. the certainty of the subject’s existence, that it…

Brentano’s intentionnality

Brentano’s main added value consists in bringing the doctrine of intentionnality in the philosophicla system. Brentano’s intentionnalityhas distinguished and characterized mental events as “the…

George Berkeley’s philosophy

George Berkeley’s philosophy

George Berkeley is an Irish philosopher (1685-1753) of English descent, best known for the doctrine that there is no material substance ant that things,…

Socrates and Ignorance

The Western philosophical tradition is deeply indebted to Socrates. The question “how to live?” has rightly been called “the Socratic question”. The method of…

The Metaphysics of Descartes

The Metaphysics of Descartes

Metaphysics of Descartes can be read in two works, The Discourse on Method and Metaphysical Meditations, where Descartes engaged in the search for truth…