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People Of The Lie

The purpose of this book is to encourage us to take our human life so seriously that we also take human evil far more seriously – seriously enough to study it with all the means at our command, including the methods of science.

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Andrew Benjamin, Towards a Relational Ontology

An original philosophical account of relational ontology drawing on the work of Descartes, Kant, Fichte, Hegel, and Heidegger

In this original work of philosophy, Andrew Benjamin calls for a new understanding of relationality, one inaugurating a philosophical mode of thought that takes relations among people and events as primary, over and above conceptions of simple particularity or abstraction. 174 more words


A.G. Baumgarten, The Man Who ‘Invented’ Aesthetics

On the 26th of May 1762, German philosopher Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten was born in Frankfurt (Oder), Brandenburg. In 1735, he famously introduced the current definition of the philosophical discipline of aesthetics in his Halle master’s thesis when he was only twenty-one years of age. 685 more words

Art History

Engels on materialism: part 9 - ‘What is man? - Half beast, half angel’

…Starcke looks for Feuerbach’s idealism in the wrong place.

“Feuerbach is an idealist; he believes in the progress of mankind.” (p.19)

“The foundation, the substructure of the whole, remains nevertheless idealism. 632 more words


Thought 7 - Common People Spoil Their Children

Immanuel Kant says “It can no doubt be said with truth that the children of the common people are being spoiled much more than the children of high-ranking families. 406 more words

Free Will

Sebald's Screenplay on Kant Heads to Radio

In her book Ariadne’s Thread: In Memory of W.G. Sebald, Philippa Comber wrote intriguingly of a screenplay that Sebald had written on Immanuel Kant, but which was never produced. 521 more words

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