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Kant, Immanuel: Theoretical Philosophy

Eric Watkins

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Immanuel Kant: Theoretical Philosophy Introduction The historical and systematic importance of Kant’s philosophy can hardly be exaggerated....

Kierkegaard, Søren

Daniel Watts

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Søren Kierkegaard Introduction Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (b. 1813–d. 1855) left behind an extraordinary body of work that has had a major impact...


John Turri

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Knowledge Introduction Epistemology is the branch of philosophy that studies knowledge. Often “epistemology” and “theory of knowledge” are used...

Knowledge-first Epistemology

Clayton Littlejohn

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Knowledge-First EpistemologyIntroductionAlthough there has long been a tradition of trying to analyze knowledge in terms of things taken to be more ba...


Boleslaw Czarnecki

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Knowledge-HowIntroductionPeople often assess their actions against standards of success and quality. Appreciating non-accidental more than lucky succe...

Kuhn, Thomas S.

K. Brad Wray

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Thomas S. KuhnIntroductionThomas Kuhn (b. 1922–d. 1996) was an American historian and philosopher of science. He completed a Ph.D. in physics at Harva...

Lacan, Jacques

Adrian Johnston

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Jacques LacanIntroductionJacques Marie Émile Lacan (b. 13 April 1901–d. 9 September 1981) arguably is the most creative and influential figure in the ...

Lakatos, Imre

Brendan Larvor, Colin Jakob Rittberg

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Imre LakatosIntroductionImre Lakatos (b. 1922–d. 1974) was a philosopher of mathematics and science. Having left Hungary in 1956, he made his first ap...

Langer, Susanne

Lona Gaikis

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Susanne LangerIntroductionLogician and philosopher of art Susanne K. Langer (b. 1895–d. 1985, née Knauth) has been a rather elusive protagonist in 20t...

Language of Thought

Murat Aydede

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Language of ThoughtIntroductionThe language of thought hypothesis (LOTH) is a foundational and yet largely empirical thesis about how thoughts (as sta...

Language, Philosophy of

Michael P. Wolf

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Philosophy of Language Introduction The term “philosophy of language” is generally used more restrictively than newcomers to the discipline mi...

Latin American Philosophy

Susana Nuccetelli

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Latin American Philosophy Introduction Like Asian philosophy or European philosophy, Latin American philosophy comprises a great number of phi...

Laws of Nature

Marc Lange

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Laws of Nature Introduction The discovery of the laws of nature has long been considered a principal aim of science. Of course, many laws that...

Legal Epistemology

Georgi Gardiner

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Legal EpistemologyIntroductionLegal practice is up to its neck in epistemology. Legal practice involves proof, evidence, doubt, testimony, arguments, ...

Legal Philosophy

Thom Brooks

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Legal Philosophy Introduction Legal philosophy is about the analytical and normative study of law and legal concepts. This includes questions ...

Legal Positivism

Michael Sevel, Brian Leiter

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Legal Positivism Introduction Legal positivism is one of the leading philosophical theories of the nature of law, and is characterized by two...

Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm

Brandon C. Look

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Introduction Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (b. 1646–d. 1716) was one of the greatest of the early modern “rationalist” p...

Levinas, Emmanuel

Gabriel Malenfant

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Emmanuel Levinas Introduction Emmanuel Levinas (b. 1906–d. 1995) was a philosopher famous for having developed an original interpretation of E...

Lewis, C. I.

Eric Dayton

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

C. I. LewisIntroductionClarence Irving Lewis (b. 1883–d. 1964) is arguably the most important philosopher bridging the pragmatism of the golden age of...


Ian Carter

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Liberty Introduction The definition of “liberty” (or “freedom”—most political and social philosophers use these terms interchangeably) is a hi...

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