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John Stuart Mill’s View on How to Achieve a Utilitarian Society

By | August 21st, 2017|Philosophy|

John Stuart Mill was a 19th-century English philosopher, political economist and activist. He was a free thinker who challenged various traditional beliefs on issues like slavery, same-sex relationships, liberalism, logic and theoretical reasoning, women rights, liberty and freedom of speech amongst others. His works were largely influenced by Jeremy Bentham and his father James Mill [...]

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Three Facts about Immanuel Kant’s Deontological Principles

By | August 21st, 2017|Philosophy|

Immanuel Kant was a German philosopher who is seen as one of the most influential thinkers in the history of Western philosophy. Historians regard him as the central figure in modern philosophy. His works in the fields of ethics, epistemology, aesthetics, and metaphysics greatly influenced almost all the philosophical movement that came after him. Kant [...]

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7 Important Facts About Nietzsche’s Genealogy

By | February 9th, 2017|Philosophy|

Unlike many other philosophers you may be aware know, of which many of them are Greek, Friedrich Wilheim Nietzsche happens to be an exception. Born and bred in Germany, this great man was a philosopher, cultural critic, and philologist amongst many other things. His opinions and views on many subjects were published then, and today, [...]

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What G.E. Moore Thinks About External World

By | February 9th, 2017|Philosophy|

George Edward Moore popularly known as G.E. Moore was a 20th century English philosopher. He spent a bulk of his career at Cambridge University teaching philosophy alongside notable philosophers such as Bertrand Russell and Ludwig Wittgenstein. These three philosophers were at the forefront of what is now known as the golden era of philosophy in [...]

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Descartes’ Theory: The Duality of The Mind and Body

By | February 1st, 2017|Philosophy|

Rene Descartes was a French scientist, philosopher, academician, and mathematician. He is fondly referred to as the father of modern philosophy by historians. Born in March 1596, in La Haye en Touraine, France, Descartes began his education at the age of 8. When he was 22years old, he bagged a law degree from the University [...]

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What Aristotle Thinks about Teleology

By | February 1st, 2017|Philosophy|

Aristotle is one of the greatest intellectual figures in the history of the Western philosophy. He was an ancient Greek philosopher and scientist whose philosophical influence is second to none. He made contributions to the fields of logic, aesthetics, zoology, physics, linguistics, poetry, government, biology, metaphysics, ethics, music, politics, rhetoric, and theater. Most scholars believe [...]

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Blaise Pascal’s View on Why We Should Believe in God

By | February 1st, 2017|Philosophy|

Many Philosophers firmly believe that it is more important to limit the claims concerning God to matters of belief. They think we should not waste time on arguing whether God exists or not. We should rather concentrate on whether our belief in God is justified. God's existence has been an ever-popular topic, but belief in [...]

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Seven Contributions of Rene Descartes to Our World

By | February 1st, 2017|Philosophy|

Rene Descartes is regarded as the father of philosophy in modern days. He is one of the indestructible icons when it comes to intellect and western history. We mostly rely on the theories he has proven to the world in mathematics and science such as the Cartesian plane which is applicable in geometry. He also, [...]

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Significant Contribution of Mary Wollstonecraft to Feminism

By | February 1st, 2017|Philosophy|

During the late eighteenth century in Western Europe, single women had little rights under the law. Married women totally lost their legal identity. No right to vote, to sign a contract, to retain a lawyer among others. Oxford law professor William Blackstone stated in 1758 on the “Laws of England.” He said the legal existence [...]

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What Leo Tolstoy Thinks about Social Christianity

By | February 1st, 2017|Philosophy|

You will agree with us that very few topics attract as many controversies as religion does in the world of philosophy. While many great philosophers like Rene Descartes, Immanuel Kant, and Francis Bacon were famous for their strong Christianity personalities, many others like Karl Marx, Bertrand Russell, and John Stuart Mill were known for their [...]

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