Philosophy / Философия



Egoism — Эгоизм

It is believed that humans act for different reasons; but for whom, or what, do or should they act? Is the reason humans act for themselves, for God, for the reaction of other people, ...

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A Child Called «It» — Ребенок, о котором говорили «оно»

In David Pelzer’s A Child Called It and A Lost Boy you found yourself engaged in an emotional roller coaster. These books were not only about David’s story but about how ...

Abortion — Аборт

John T. Noonan makes the argument that the jump in probability for a fetus’ coming to term, at a specific point in the development of the fetus, has an important implication ...

Education — Образование

All forms of education can be broken down into three main components: planning, instruction, and evaluation. In the form of education that most people experience, pedagogy, it is the ...

A Brief Comment On The Query: Is Socrates Guilty As Charged? — Виновен ли Сократ?

In any case of law, when one is considering truth and justice, one must first look at the validity of the court and of the entity of authority itself. In Socrates case, the situation ...

Plato’s Republic — Республика Платона

We all know that everyone is unique and we’ve all heard that no two beings are alike. Yet sometimes, some people think alike, which then causes people to relate with each other, and ...

To what extent is language the most important way of knowing? — Язык — путь к знанию?

To answer this question, let us first define language and knowledge. Language is any system of formalized symbols, signs, sounds, gestures, or the like used or conceived as a means ...

Transcendentalism in Modern Art — Трансцендентализм в современном искусстве

The majority of people, when they listen to music they are most likely not thinking about philosophy much less the idea of transcendentalism. In fact, if one were to ask about the transcendentalist ...

True existence — Истинное существование

Waking life is what we all live but sometimes we cannot decipher whether or not we are awake. Wiley Wiggins quest to find if this world that he lives in is a realm of thought or ...

Truth — Правда

Knowledge has a close relationship with truth as for belief to be knowledge, it must be true. Thus, it is necessary to understand the existence of truth in order to have a deeper ...