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

Kant Philosophy Summary

Kant’s Philosophy: Metaphysic, Aesthetic and Ethics Immanuel Kant, German philosopher, has written a very abundant philosophy, among: – Critique of Pure Reason (first edition…

Hume, Impressions vs Ideas

Hume, Impressions vs Ideas

David Hume’s philosophy is entirely based on this principle that experience causes our ideas : hence Hume is a empiricist. Hume differentiates between impressions…

Epicureanism – Definition

Epicureanism – Definition

Introduction to the epicureanism, a greek philosophy school Epicureanism is the philosophy of Epicurus and his followers, combining an ethical hedonism with a materialist…

Husserl’s Phenomenology

Husserl’s Phenomenology

Edmund Husserl is the founder of phenomenology, a philosophical method which creates new concepts, such as intentionality, eidetic reduction, transcendantal ego, epoche, intersubjectivity,… : Husserl’s…

Kierkegaard: aesthetic and seduction

Kierkegaard: aesthetic and seduction

After the first article on Kierkegaard (Kierkegaard’s Philosophy), we will publish three sections to his philosophy of life stages, starting of course with the…

Rousseau: Emile (Summary)

Emile or On Education, by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, exposes the philosophy of education of the Genevan thinker. As the Social Contract, Emile was immediately banned…

The Socratic method

The Socratic method

Socrates and Maieutics The Socratic method is at the heart of the Socratic philosophy. Indeed, it is defined as the delivery of spirits. Through…

Montesquieu’s separation of powers

Montesquieu’s separation of powers

Before adressing the question of the separation of powers, it is necessary to get back to the conception of the power. Montesquieu’s Democracy :…

Stoicism and Philosophy

Stoicism and Philosophy

Stoïcism has been one of the powerful philosophy schools at Antiquity. Stoicism: From the Old Stoicism to Imperial Stoicism There are several periods in…

Camus: The Stranger (Analysis)

Camus: The Stranger (Analysis)

The Stranger by Camus: Analysis of an absurd novel The anti-hero Meursault at the beginning of the novel, is invited to the funeral of…

Foucault, Power and Knowledge

Foucault, Power and Knowledge

Foucault’s definition of power is simple enough: power is a power struggle. Note that the term “force” here is not written in the singular….

Skinner’s Behaviorism Theory

Skinner’s Behaviorism Theory

Skinner is the most important American psychologist of the twentieth century – and perhaps even the greatest psychologists in the world, except Freud of sure….

Schopenhauer: On Women

Schopenhauer : A phallocentric philosopher Schopenhauer, in his Essay on Women, is trying to demonstrate the inferiority of women. He is obsessed with a…

Nietzsche’s Superman

Nietzsche’s Superman

The concept of Superman is both the best known of Nietzsche’s philosophy but also and especially the more complex. This concept goes through the…