Tag: Philosophy

Voltaire’s Epistemological Theory

This French philosopher was one of the great defenders of freedom of expression and science. If you think about it, you may come to the conclusion that a large part of our lives can be summarized in one task: knowing how to manage our doubts. We are unable to fully know everything around us, or

What Is Hibris According To Greek Philosophy?

This concept associated with Ancient Greece marked the way of reasoning of the first thinkers. Greek philosophy is traversed by tensions and distensions between humans and the gods. The reflections and narrations that concern themselves with the relationship between the mortal and the divine, the wrong and the perfect, the order and the excess are

John Rawls’s Theory Of Justice

We analyze the main ideas of this philosopher about justice and social organization. Without a doubt, if there has been a dominant figure in political philosophy during the second half of the 20th century, that is the figure of John Bordley Rawls (1921 – 2002). John Rawls’s Theory of Justice, which is also a form

Emotional Capital, A Critique Of The Theory Of Emotional Intelligence

Second review of “Frozen Intimacies. Emotions in capitalism ”by Eva Illouz. In the second of the lectures that make up  Frozen Intimacies, Eva Illouz begins by making a comparison between  Samuel Smiles, author of  Self-help (1859), and  Sigmund Freud.  Although it is true that at present the postulates of these two authors tend to resemble