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Habermas, Jürgen

Max Cherem

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

Jürgen HabermasIntroductionJürgen Habermas (b. 1929–) was born outside of Düsseldorf, Germany, and came of age at the tail end of World War II. He is ...

Heaven and Hell

Jonathan L. Kvanvig

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Heaven and Hell Introduction The Western doctrines of heaven and hell have their source in religions of the Abrahamic tradition, involving a co...

Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich: Aesthetics

Beat Wyss

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel: AestheticsIntroductionGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (b. 1770–d. 1831) developed his aesthetics by a series of lectures,...

Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich: Metaphysics

Paul Redding

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel: Metaphysics Introduction No scholarly consensus exists about the nature and evaluation of Hegel’s “metaphysics....

Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich: Philosophy of History

David Duquette

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel: Philosophy of HistoryIntroductionHegel’s philosophy of history emphasizes the development of freedom and the consciousn...

Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich: Philosophy of Politics

Thom Brooks

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel: Philosophy of PoliticsIntroductionG. W. F. Hegel is widely considered to be one of the most important philosophers in t...

Heidegger, Martin: Early Works

Denis McManus

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Martin Heidegger: Early Works Introduction Martin Heidegger (1889–1976) is often described as one of the great philosophers of the 20th centu...


Kristin Gjesdal

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Hermeneutics Introduction The term hermeneutics refers to the interpretation of a given text, speech, or symbolic expression (such as art). Ho...

Higher Education, Philosophy of

Thaddeus Metz

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Philosophy of Higher Education Introduction This article aims to minimize overlap with the Oxford Bibliographies article Philosophy of Educati...

History, Philosophy of

Daniel Little

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2012-09-20

Philosophy of HistoryIntroductionWhen philosophers have written about “history,” they have often had different and even incompatible goals in mind. On...

Hobbes, Thomas

Johann Sommerville

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Thomas Hobbes Introduction Thomas Hobbes (b. 1579–d. 1688) was an English philosopher best known for his work in political and moral philosoph...

Horkheimer, Max

J.C. Berendzen

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Max Horkheimer Introduction Max Horkheimer (b. 1895–d. 1973) is one of the primary figures associated with the “Frankfurt School,” which is th...

Human Rights

John-Stewart Gordon

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Human RightsIntroductionThere is an enormous range of contemporary and rapidly expanding literature on human rights that pervades almost every area of...

Hume, David: Aesthetics

Timothy M. Costelloe

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

David Hume: AestheticsIntroductionUnlike other writers in the tradition of 18th-century aesthetics, Hume never devoted a major work to the subject des...

Hume, David: Moral and Political Philosophy

James A. Harris

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

David Hume: Moral and Political PhilosophyIntroductionDavid Hume made a number of significant contributions to moral philosophy, and his ideas and arg...

Husserl, Edmund

Dan Zahavi

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Edmund Husserl Introduction Edmund Husserl (b. 1859–d. 1938) is a central figure in 20th-century philosophy. A student of Brentano (b. 1838–d....

Idealizations in Science

Ashley Graham Kennedy

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Idealizations in Science Introduction Idealization, or the intentional misrepresentation of the empirical system that is being studied, is ubi...

Identity in Physics

Décio Krause, Jonas R. B. Arenhart

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Identity in Physics Introduction Traditionally, the problem of identity is closely associated with the problem of individuality: What is it th...


John Kulvicki

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

ImagesIntroductionNatural languages, numerals, formal languages, maps, diagrams, graphs, and pictures are all representations. Traditionally, philosop...


Peter Lamarque

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Imagination Introduction It is a commonplace to preface discussions of imagination with disclaimers about how unclear the concept is and how...

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