Evolution or progress of philosophy (5)

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The history of philosophy has evolved like history in general; the meticulousness brought to the search for sources would not be explained without the will of the historian to arrive at what is individual, irreducible, personal in the past; his … Read More

Evolution or progress of philosophy (3)

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Hellenism is no longer seen as a decadence, but as a beginning. Thus a framework of the historical development of philosophy is fixed, where we see a purely Western philosophy beginning with the Greek thinkers of Ionia, finding its type … Read More

Typology of dualisms in philosophy

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Ontological dualisms Ontological dualism consists of the affirmation of the dual character of existence in relation to spirit and matter, and can be divided into three categories: Substance dualism posits that mind and matter are fundamentally distinct types of substance. … Read More

Pragmatism and philosophy

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An original conception of philosophy For several reasons, pragmatism has long passed, especially in Europe, for a non-philosophy or for an “American redneck”. First of all, pragmatism is an active philosophy that does not seek truth through intellectualism alone. Its … Read More

Real and/or reality in philosophy

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According to André Lalande’s Vocabulaire technique et critique de la philosophie, there would be in the use of the words “real”, “reality”, “two great concepts originally distinct, but today mixed so closely that one cannot, most often, make the distinction”: … Read More

Idealism in philosophy

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In philosophy, idealism is the position that all reality boils down to determinations of the mind, whether these are “ideas”, mental representations or more subjective determinations such as “sensory experiences” or the feelings. Theoretical position on the nature of the … Read More

God in Philosophy

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First or only principle Philosophers have conceived of divinity in very different ways. For some, polytheism does not exclude a supreme divine principle like the logos or “immanent reason of the Universe” for the Stoics, but it is more a … Read More

Plato’s Philosophy

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Sfetcu, Nicolae (2022). “Plato’s Philosophy”, in Telework, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.21536.05121, URL = https://www.telework.ro/en/platos-philosophy/   Abstract Plato’s philosophy is in line with the pre-Socratics, sophists and artistic traditions that underlie Greek education, in a new framework, defined by dialectics and the theory … Read More

Philosophy of logic

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The philosophy of logic is a part of the philosophy of science which is interested in the set of theoretical problems which traditionally come under logic, essentially comprising first of all the question of its essence, its history from its … Read More

Philosophy of space and time

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The philosophy of space and time is a branch of philosophy that deals with problems related to the epistemological and ontological characters of space and time. Greek thought Fulfilling all the demands of nascent rationality, Greek philosophy is by nature … Read More

The Philosophy of Emotional Intelligence in Organizations

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In 1993, Putnam and Mumby observed that: “People regard emotion as a value-laden concept which is often treated as ‘inappropriate’ for organizational life. In particular, emotional reactions are often seen as ‘disruptive’, ‘illogical’, ‘biased’ and ‘weak’. Emotion, then, becomes a … Read More

Philosophy of Emotional Intelligence

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A concept adjacent to emotional intelligence, apatheia, often incompletely translated by apathy and incorrectly by indifference, was considered by the Stoics as a state of mind not disturbed by passions, being seen as a quality that characterized the philosophical wisdom. … Read More

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