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Frege, Gottlob

Michael Beaney

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Gottlob Frege Introduction Gottlob Frege (b. 1848–d. 1925) was a German mathematician, logician, and philosopher who is generally regarded as ...

Gadamer, Hans-Georg

Robert Dostal

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Hans-Georg Gadamer Introduction Hans-Georg Gadamer (b. 1900–d. 2002) is known primarily for establishing philosophical hermeneutics as an impo...

Geometry, Epistemology of

Joshua Eisenthal, Lydia Patton

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Epistemology of GeometryIntroductionFrom Euclid to Einstein, geometry has continually shown itself to be a remarkably rich area of philosophical inqui...

God and Possible Worlds

Klaas J. Kraay, Aylish Chantler, Kirk Lougheed

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

God and Possible Worlds Introduction This article surveys some contemporary literature in analytic philosophy of religion bearing on the relat...

God, Arguments for the Existence of

Graham Oppy

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Arguments for the Existence of GodIntroductionPhilosophical discussion of arguments for the existence of God appeared to have become extinct during th...

God, The Existence and Attributes of

Trent Dougherty

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

The Existence and Attributes of God Introduction This entry focuses on the contents of the core conversation about God in recent Anglophone ana...

Grice, Paul

Matthew A. Benton

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Paul GriceIntroductionHerbert Paul Grice (b. 1913–d. 1988) was a British philosopher and linguist, and one of the pivotal figures in philosophy during...

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...

Hermeneutics

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...

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