Eastern philosophy during the Middle Ages

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The destinies of the West during the Middle Ages were partly determined by the Arab conquest which, extending from India to Spain and advancing to the south of Italy and the Greek islands, formed a sort of screen between Europe … Read More

Philosophy in the Beginnings of the Middle Ages

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Around the 5th century, the unity of Mediterranean civilization was broken at the same time as political unity. With the destruction of cities which marked the invasion of the Barbarians throughout the West, the traditional centers of culture disappeared; with … Read More

Realism in Antiquity and Middle Ages

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Realism was a response to philosophical questions posed in different terms depending on the era. We can then distinguish three important periods in the history of philosophical realism, corresponding to three types of debates: Antiquity and the Middle Ages: Quarrel … Read More

Aesthetics in Middle Ages, Renaissance and XVII – XVIII centuries

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Middle Ages  (Teaching Boethius, manuscript of the Consolation of Philosophy, 1385.) The aesthetics of the Middle Ages take up the principles of Neoplatonism by relating them to the theological model of Christianity. It is considered then that in artistic creation … Read More

Kosovo and the Russian dolls, the democracy as the new religion

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Kosovo will proclaim soon, in some hours, its independence. It’s a fact. Kosovo will be the world’s newest state. And it will be recognized by US and most of the European countries, as well as the most other countries. But … Read More