Works

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…

Sartre: Dirty Hands Summary

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…

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…

Epicurus: Letter to Menoeceus (Summary)

Epicurus, Greek philosopher, left us only three letters: the first, Letter to Herodotus, presents his metaphysics, the second is the letter to Pythocles, explains…

Philosophical Literature

Philosophical Literature

Literature and philosophy Literature and philosophy go hand in hand and can form a continuum: some authors publishing trials (Balzac), as well as some…

Spinoza: Ethics Summary

Spinoza: Ethics Summary

  Ethics by Spinoza : A moral, ontological and metaphysical work Ethics is an ambitious work and multifaceted. Ambitious in its subject matter as…

Kafka: The Trial (Analysis)

The Trial by Franz Kafka can be described as existentialist novel, because even if Sartre and Camus would not have written The Trial, most…

Proust: In Search of Lost Time – Summary

Summarize Proust’s philosophy is a challenge, as his references are extensive, his expression complex and his thought subtle.In Search of Lost Time is a source of philosophical…

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…

Nietzsche: The Will to power

The Will to power at the heart of Nietzsche’s Philosophy The will to power is the title of an unfinished work, begun to 1883,…

Camus: The Fall (Analysis)

The Fall by Camus explores the theme of guilt: the thesis of this philosophical novel in one sentence: we are all responsible for everything….