History of Philosophy
Plato (c.428 - 347 BC) and Aristotle (384 - 322 BC) are two of the most influential Philosophers in history. Socrates was also seen as a great philosopher and, as his pupil, Plato was greatly influenced by his...
A summary of the major philosophical ideas of Thomas Hobbes. Also, the foundation of social contract theory and Hobbes influence on it.
A summary of the main ideas of philosopher Jacques Derrida.
An overview of the philosophy of German philosopher Martin Heidegger.
The key and important ideas that summarize the philosophy of Edmund Husserl and Phenomenology. These ideas would shape the basis for 20th century Continental Philosophy.
The main ideas that form the philosophy of Rene Descartes and the foundation for rationalism. A good guide for students.
A summary of the main ideas of the philosophy of Bertrand Russell and his contribution to Analytic Philosophy and mathematics.
Christmas is coming up, and what better concept to talk about than gifts. The Scottish Enlightenment is the gift that has been giving for centuries.
John Locke (1632-1704) was an empiricist, and so, he relied on observable date to understand the world. In his Essay Concerning Human Understanding he outlines how humans learn and develop. We are born as blank slates...
A summery of the central ideas of the philosophy of John Stuart Mill and his contribution to Utilitarianism.
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