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Research Paper
Reactive Attitudes: A New Solution for the Problem of Free Will

fakhr al sadat alavi; muhammad ali ezhei

Volume 9, Issue 35 , October 2013, Pages 7-18

  Throughout the history of thought, free will and determinism have sparked offheated and controversial philosophical debates. Changed in form due to time lapse and mankind’s developments, the long-helddebate still addresses the same questions. Opposing the traditional view that free will and determinism ...  Read More

Research Paper
Dialectical Theology

shamsolmolouk mostafavi

Volume 9, Issue 35 , October 2013, Pages 19-34

  Swiss reformed theologian and thinker, Karl Barth (1886-1968) is regarded as the founding father of neo-orthodoxy in Protestantism. In the post-World War world where religion was under constant attack by critics, people had lost their faith in God, and liberal orthodoxy had degraded religion to a historical ...  Read More

Research Paper
"Art" and "Truth" in Adorno's Aesthetic Theory

noushin shahandeh; hussein ali nozari

Volume 9, Issue 35 , October 2013, Pages 35-60

  Adorno's conception about the roles that art can play in various areas of human's life is absolutely different from the dogmatic thoughts of the traditional culture and philosophy. According to Adorno, the most important function of art consists in its "critical" approach and "redemptionary" character ...  Read More

Research Paper
Nietzsche’s Dionysian Approach to Life and Death

hamidreza mahboubi arani

Volume 9, Issue 35 , October 2013, Pages 61-82

  According to Schopenhauer, man’s encounter with death and suffering has turned him into a metaphysical animal, that is, a being in search for a meaning or justification for his suffering and death. Nietzsche agrees on this point with Schopenhauer. The author of this paper seeks to show how Nietzsche ...  Read More

Research Paper
Environmental Ethics: Some Prerequisite Conceptual Analyses

rouhollah ramezani varzaneh; ahmad ali akbar mesgari

Volume 9, Issue 35 , October 2013, Pages 83-96

  This article covers some conceptual analyses made about basic issues in environmental ethics. The analyses were partly concerned with the significance and efficacy of philosophical efforts regarding environmental issues and partly with the methods, arguments, concepts, and ideas common in this field ...  Read More

Kristeva's Hermeneutics and Intertextuality

mahdi ghiyasvand

Volume 9, Issue 35 , October 2013, Pages 97-114

  The present article gives a brief overview of "intertextuality” in order to show the consequences of this concept on reading, understanding, and interpreting of texts. Drawing the picture of hermeneutics in the mirror of intertextuality requires the discussion of the concept of text. For Kristeva, ...  Read More

Research Paper
Common Epistemology and Its Natural Limitations for Analysis and Interpretation of Religious Epistemological Thought

muhammad ali abbasian chaloshtari

Volume 9, Issue 35 , October 2013, Pages 115-136

  As the psychological tendency to accept a proposition as true, belief has two aspects; on the one hand, it leads to practical consequences. When we hold a belief, other psychological tendencies emerge as a result. A belief can not only change our behavior but also affect our life to a large degree. This ...  Read More