René Descartes 1596 – 1650 http://cloudbiography.com Descartes has been referred to as the “Father of Modern Philosophy.” Much of work laid the foundation for modern western philosophy. See a related article at Britannica.com: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/158787/Rene-Descartes All content is either in the public domain or licensed pursuant to a Creative Commons Attribution License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ Attribution: http://cloudbiography.com/attribution.html

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Please enjoy and subscribe too. Thanks! Saint Thomas Aquinas, (1225 — 7 March 1274), also Thomas of Aquin or Aquino, was an Italian Dominican priest, and an immensely influential philosopher and theologian in the tradition of scholasticism, within which he is also known as the “Dumb Ox”, “Angelic Doctor”, “Doctor Communis”, and “Doctor Universalis”. “Aquinas” […]

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En savoir plus sur l’auteur : http://m-editer.izibookstore.com/auteur/23/Michel%20MALHERBE Présentation : La passion est une expérience originale que chacun peut vivre. Mais elle est aussi une notion générale, métaphysique, épistémologique ou morale, qui n’a cessé d’occuper la philosophie, laquelle s’est employée dans d’innombrables traités à en dresser le système et a multiplié à son sujet les questions […]

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Please enjoy and subscribe too. Thanks! David Hume (7 May [O.S. 26 April] 1711 — 25 August 1776) was a Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, known especially for his philosophical empiricism and skepticism. He was one of the most important figures in the history of Western philosophy and the Scottish Enlightenment. Hume is often […]

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Please enjoy and subscribe too. Thanks! David Hume (7 May [O.S. 26 April] 1711 — 25 August 1776) was a Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, known especially for his philosophical empiricism and skepticism. He was one of the most important figures in the history of Western philosophy and the Scottish Enlightenment. Hume is often […]

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Please enjoy and subscribe too. Thanks! David Hume (7 May [O.S. 26 April] 1711 — 25 August 1776) was a Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, known especially for his philosophical empiricism and skepticism. He was one of the most important figures in the history of Western philosophy and the Scottish Enlightenment. Hume is often […]

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We travel to Ljubljana, Slovenia, to meet superstar Communist philosopher and cultural theorist Slavoj Zizek. The “most dangerous philosopher in the West” talks about his new film, The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology, and lectures us on the importance of being on time. If you’re curious about that poster of Stalin on his wall, it’s “purely […]

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Slavoj Žižek examines the situation out of which refugees are created, and criticizes conservatives and liberals alike for their “conspiracy theories”. examines the situation out of which refugees are created, and criticizes conservatives and liberals alike for their “conspiracy theories”. Žižek’s latest book is “Refugees, Terror and Other Troubles with the Neighbors: Against the Double […]

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This video program is available in full at www.pdxjustice.org and at the Google Video website (search on keywords “pdxjustice” and “Slavoj”). To resume this program where this segment left off, click and drag the playback time slider to 9:23. Program description: Sociologist and philosopher, Slavoj Žižek, discusses politeness and civility in the function of contemporary […]

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We travel to Ljubljana, Slovenia, to meet superstar Communist philosopher and cultural theorist Slavoj Zizek. The “most dangerous philosopher in the West” talks about his new film, The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology, and lectures us on the importance of being on time. If you’re curious about that poster of Stalin on his wall, it’s “purely […]

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