Category: Works

Why should not the philosophers rule

Let us then begin by dismissing all the facts, because they do not touch the question.Without going as far as Rousseau in this famous apostrophe of the Second Discourse, I will here devote myself...

Confession of a Child of the Century – Musset 0

Confession of a Child of the Century – Musset

Confession of a Child of the Century is the only novel written by Alfred de Musset, a french romantic. This novel tells the tumultuous story of Musset and Sand, who had a stormy passion and devastating. Sand later deliver his own version of their relationship in Him and Her.

La Boetie: Discourse on Voluntary Servitude 0

La Boetie: Discourse on Voluntary Servitude

Discourse on Voluntary Servitude is a work by Etienne de La Boétie, whose influence on political philosophy is very large. His philosophical radicalism, to the sixteenth century, is dizzying. Especially since the speech was...

Sartre: Dirty Hands Summary 0

Sartre: Dirty Hands Summary

Sartre and the theater Sartre considers himself an intellectual, ie as someone “who meddles with what does not concern him.” As such, the intellectual must radiate his involvement and make it public. The theater...

Plato: Phaedo Summary 0

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 most easy-to-read text of Plato’s philosophy (such as the Allegory...