Rules are meant to be followed.
Rules are meant to be broken.
I think both of these folk sayings are true–but not always. The trick is to know if and when, and perhaps why, one takes precedence over the other. 1,496 more words
To criticise the dominant, bioreductionist paradigms in psychiatry and psychology risks is to invite to supposedly scandalous epithets – ‘anti-psychiatrist’ and ‘Cartesian dualist’.
Yet to distinguish between disciplines – on the one hand, those with historical, discursively-constructed objects (such as linguistics, or history) as against the ‘hard’ sciences (such as mathematics, or physics) – implies nothing in the order of mind/body dualism. 192 more words
As an introduction to ETHICS, move through this incredibly excellent introduction to ethics, ethical hypocrisy, kantian ethics and utilitarianism:
One of the heaviest hitters in the philosophical world of ethics is German Philosopher Emanuel Kant. 185 more words
For Adorno and Horkheimer enlightenment in the Kantian sense of emergence from Unmündigkeit consists in the ordering of understanding pursuant to reason, or rather to the project of reason, which is the establishment and continuation of the intellectual element in perception. 1,022 more words