Tag: history-of-philosophy

50 Why is Ayn Rand's Objectivism philosophy dismissed by academics? 2011-11-14T20:32:44.383

48 What are the major branches of philosophy? 2011-06-08T00:36:59.040

44 Did Russell understand Gödel's incompleteness theorems? 2012-10-12T05:25:15.530

39 What did David Hume mean when he said that "reason is a slave to the passions"? 2011-06-08T00:41:46.463

35 Why has the philosophy of Bishop Berkeley fallen out of favor in academic philosophy? 2011-06-23T03:33:28.830

33 Was Socrates a fictional character invented by Plato? 2012-03-27T22:48:16.490

32 How did first-order logic come to be the dominant formal logic? 2012-04-17T23:57:13.473

31 What are some good introductions to philosophy? 2012-11-21T16:58:23.193

26 Have professional philosophers contributed to other fields in the last 20 years? 2014-02-06T17:52:22.733

26 In what way(s) does popular New Atheism fail to be philosophical? 2014-10-28T11:14:18.207

25 What are the philosophical implications of category theory? 2012-02-28T01:09:22.147

23 What was Cantor's philosophical reason for accepting the infinite but rejecting the infinitesimal? 2016-03-30T05:15:45.517

23 Did the Ancient Greek Philosophers actually believe in their Gods and Myths? 2018-05-22T15:19:09.807

22 Which philosophers have done most to bridge the analytic/continental divide? 2011-06-12T13:44:58.900

20 How inaccurate is Bertrand Russell's History of Western Philosophy? 2014-04-22T16:49:13.497

19 Should Wittgenstein be given some credit for Godel's incompleteness theorem? 2011-08-13T00:40:53.830

19 Is there a parallel between Hegelian "essence" and Kantian "concept"? 2012-03-13T02:00:41.547

19 What is the origin of the Continental vs. Analytic divide? 2012-11-27T23:32:05.367

19 What did Nietzsche and Marx think of each other? 2016-03-02T05:27:28.810

19 What did Socrates teach which lead to his conviction that he spoiled youth and taught other Gods? 2017-07-15T18:40:14.947

18 Will philosophy ever come to an "end"? 2011-11-17T23:46:12.547

17 Was Nietzsche making fun of the military mindset when he said "That which does not kill me, makes me stronger"? 2011-06-08T01:36:03.763

17 Are all philosophers subject to a variation of the Socrates problem? 2011-07-06T23:42:25.987

17 Why did the mid-19th century and earlier thinkers fixate on one-place predicates? 2020-09-15T20:20:09.673

16 What are some ways to read Wittgenstein's Tractatus other than resolute/irresolute? 2011-06-08T08:27:28.570

16 Is Nozick's Criticism of Rawls correct? 2013-01-12T21:12:00.197

15 What are some good books about the history of philosophy in the 20th century? 2012-01-01T16:11:14.850

15 What is the modern view of the validity of Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morals? 2013-01-02T09:34:48.477

15 What does "You go to women? Do not forget the whip!" mean? 2013-04-13T16:35:11.347

15 What is the philosophical ground for distinguishing logic and mathematics? 2016-05-09T21:01:53.613

14 What are the main points of criticism of the ancient Stoic school vis-a-vis the system of philosophy of the Epicureans? 2011-06-07T21:07:58.530

14 Does philosophy progress? 2015-11-24T02:14:05.817

13 Is there any philosophical idea that radically changed the world in the twentieth century? 2011-08-13T10:23:04.777

13 What did John Passmore mean when he reported that logical positivism "is dead"? 2011-08-25T14:20:05.070

13 Was Aristotle an Empiricist? 2011-12-16T17:42:04.767

13 Why did Epicureanism become "the main opponent" of Stoicism? 2012-06-03T20:44:09.280

13 What reasons are there for believing in Monism? 2014-09-16T05:57:05.127

13 Are there any books about postmodernism being like sophism? 2015-04-28T08:09:23.943

12 Should philosophers care about the existence of emotions? 2012-05-20T11:07:37.523

12 Why do some philosophers write literature? 2015-07-19T15:06:58.993

12 Is there a philosophical basis for the conflation of the cultural left and the economic/fiscal left? 2017-11-03T02:38:12.453

11 What are the major differences between Nietzsche and Plato? 2011-07-05T19:08:15.610

11 How can being able to conceive of something "perfect" imply its existence? 2011-09-14T05:14:17.173

11 What is the relationship between philosophy and science? 2011-10-21T19:00:57.670

11 Why was Socratic epistemology diminished? 2012-07-15T07:02:31.240

11 What was the impact of the discovery of non-euclidean geometry on Kantian thought? 2013-02-18T06:06:56.020

11 Are Hellenistic schools of philosophy also therapeutic regimes? 2013-10-03T06:47:10.560

11 What is Kant's effect on modern culture, beyond philosophy? 2015-11-20T18:52:59.577

11 How can souls and angels be pure forms if only matter undergoes change? 2017-03-07T14:05:35.720

11 How to answer people who would claim that "philosophy is useless"? 2019-04-01T18:06:27.477

11 When did philosophers decide philosophy was not useful, and why? 2020-08-21T15:48:07.647

10 What is postmodernism? 2011-06-13T21:36:58.497

10 What is the symbolism of Piraeus in The Republic? 2012-01-22T19:40:33.067

10 What are the "essential/core" texts any student of philosophy should have read? 2012-03-15T19:52:13.970

10 How did materialists historically fit magnetism into their model? 2012-12-15T03:33:16.587

10 What triggered the philosophical movement in the ancient West? 2012-12-21T17:21:20.800

10 When did Plato's Republic (re-)emerge as his most popular work? 2015-06-07T23:08:23.140

10 Is it thought that analytic philosophy is in decline after the linguistic turn? 2016-02-03T22:17:18.607

10 What does mathematical constructivism gain us philosophically? 2016-05-11T00:56:49.457

10 Why doesn't philosophy of philosophy exist? 2016-07-09T20:42:14.943

10 How was the rationale for Nazism built up in the academia (especially the philosophy departments)? 2016-11-06T07:19:59.693

10 Why is Nietzsche more frequently associated with Nazis than Hegel is? 2016-12-20T21:22:13.207

10 Who is Plato and Socrates' God? 2017-01-21T05:40:44.397

10 Did Plato believe in reincarnation? 2018-06-25T07:02:18.267

9 How much is known about Plato's "unwritten doctrines"? 2012-01-18T15:38:11.877

9 Does anyone have the missing page 57 of Nozick's dissertation? 2013-10-26T10:53:17.117

9 Was there support for panpsychism among the Romantic poets? 2014-03-04T19:46:31.380

9 Who was the earliest known philosopher? 2014-05-16T19:18:45.353

9 Did Thales really argue this? 2014-06-01T04:12:27.647

9 Does the recent "uproar" against Philosophy have any historical roots? 2015-03-11T15:56:26.337

9 Why should we listen to Michel Foucault if he based his arguments on biased historical claims? 2016-05-01T00:30:50.873

9 Are there any non-western thinkers regarded as Analytic philosophers? 2016-11-01T11:16:19.577

9 Did a lot of Greek philosophers believe lying is impossible? 2017-07-29T03:53:28.457

8 Does philosophy have a dark side? 2012-05-30T21:33:32.647

8 Which texts might provide a critical introduction or review of contemporary and recent philosophical movements? 2012-07-06T11:29:47.417

8 When/How does an issue become "Philosophical" in nature? 2013-05-23T23:52:34.613

8 Did any specific philosophy contribute to the world wars? 2013-11-09T15:46:10.957

8 Source for "The world is beautiful, but has a disease called man"? 2013-12-24T20:25:38.633

8 Whats the earliest documented instance of Buddhist Philosophy on European thought? 2014-04-30T02:10:44.833

8 What are some resources on belief dissemination? 2014-08-17T21:58:34.513

8 What are the historic stances on the epistemological status of mathematics? 2015-03-21T17:06:22.373

8 How does Hume's "Treatise of Human Nature" affect Kant's position on metaphysics? 2015-06-16T14:53:02.090

8 How old are philosophical questions? 2015-10-02T09:43:54.480

8 What is the agent intellect according to Avicenna and Aquinas? 2015-10-25T22:20:34.930

8 Why did Karl Popper criticize Karl Marx's ideas? 2015-11-11T17:48:14.127

8 Did Gödel oppose or agree with the Logical Positivists? 2016-01-16T02:27:40.843

8 What was Einstein's contribution to philosophy? 2016-02-23T17:20:12.707

8 What does Whitehead mean by calling science anti-rational? 2016-08-01T03:57:08.327

8 How did philosophy react to empirical psychology when there have been disagreements? 2016-11-29T02:53:06.553

8 Why did Gödel believe that there was a conspiracy to suppress Leibniz's works? 2017-11-02T23:07:27.027

8 What do they call philosophers in China? 2019-06-18T01:10:29.197

8 Does Darwin owe a debt to Hegel? 2019-10-08T19:02:12.683

8 Why in the academic fields of art and design, the philosophy taught or mentioned is often Continental philosophy? 2020-11-13T12:51:19.240

7 Moore, catch-me-if-you-can Hume, Cudworth : were there pre-enlightenment anticipations of the naturalistic fallacy? 2011-06-07T21:11:46.343

7 Which philosophers provide theories of subjectivity? 2011-09-24T02:13:15.353

7 Did Plato's and Aristotle's backgrounds strongly influence their philosophies? 2012-01-22T19:19:39.280

7 Who was to first to apply the reductionist hypothesis to science? 2012-04-28T07:39:23.280

7 What is Nietzsche's opinion on ethical criticism of art? 2013-04-07T11:26:11.473

7 What does "synthetic unity of the manifold" mean for Kant? 2013-06-21T19:13:23.573