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“Si no existiera la figura de un Dios, entonces todo estaría permitido.” Esta fue una frase que un amigo me compartió después de haberse tomado ya unas cuantas copas de vino. 893 more words

On philosophers

While reading Immanuel Kant’s Prolegomena and Critique of Pure Reason, I have learned a lot about philosophers. In the introduction section of his book, he argues that philosophy should take a metaphysical approach to issues. 306 more words


Il problema del metodo induttivo. David Hume

David Hume (Edimburgo, 26 aprile 1711 – Edimburgo, 25 agosto 1776) è stato un filosofo e storico scozzese e, con Adam Smith e Thomas Reid, una delle figure più importanti dell’illuminismo scozzese.

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The Aesthetics of Kant and Hegel

If I had to sum up the differences between the aesthetics of Kant and Hegel, I’d put it this way: Kant is concerned with a  943 more words


A Garden in Alice

There are gardens in Alice

And beyond, further

Than we know.

I’m unpacking

My plants,

Little seedlings

From far away

Exotic places, further

In time than we go. 43 more words


Steiner on experience (Part III)

Last week I looked at Steiner’s critique of Kant’s assumptions about experience, namely that we can’t gain certain knowledge from it. This post will focus on Steiner’s critique of the philosophical positions that followed Kant, where experience was considered to be something entirely subjective, having nothing at all to do with the external world. 950 more words


Love, wisdom and wonder: three reasons to celebrate philosophy

By Matthew Beard, University of Notre Dame Australia

Today is UNESCO World Philosophy Day, a day aimed to “underline the enduring value of philosophy for the development of human thought, for each culture and for each individual”. 877 more words