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Research Paper
Metaphor and Philosophy in Derrida and Ricoeur

Mehdi Parsa Khanghah)

Volume 13, Issue 49 , April 2017, Pages 7-22


  In “White Mythology”, Derrida deals with the role of metaphors in philosophy, and how philosophy defines metaphor. He believes that when philosophers define metaphor, they reduce it to the nominal metaphor, and this shows that they try to subject it under the concept. This is for Derrida ...  Read More

Research Paper
An Interpretation of Heidegger’s Criticism of the Starting Point and the Matter of Husserl’s Transcendental Phenomenology

Ahmad Rajabi

Volume 13, Issue 49 , April 2017, Pages 23-42


  In the lecture History of the Concept of Time: Prolegomena Heidegger levels an immanent phenomenological criticism at Husserl’s transcendental phenomenology. In the lecture, Heidegger accuses Husserl that he neglects to raise two fundamental questions for the phenomenology: the question concerning ...  Read More

Research Paper
Al-Farabi’s Kitab al-Horuf and Meta-Ontology

Ahmad Asgari; sina salari khoram

Volume 13, Issue 49 , April 2017, Pages 43-64


  The parts I & III of Kitab al-Horuf deals with explaining the role of particles in expressing the philosophical notions. This, it seems, is a meta-ontological program that al-Farabi is developing. First, he puts a meta-ontological problem concerning the insufficiency of natural language to express ...  Read More

Research Paper
Putnam, Conceptual Relativity, and Metaphysical Realism

hamed ghadiri; mohammad saeedi mehr

Volume 13, Issue 49 , April 2017, Pages 65-78


  Rejecting metaphysical realism (MR) is a basic element in Putnam's Philosophy. He introduces two arguments against MR: Model-theoretic (MT) and brain-in-vat (BIV). However, according to some scholars and commentators who work on Putnam's Philosophy, the phenomenon of conceptual relativity, as introduced ...  Read More

Research Paper
The Asymmetry objection in Rawls's political philosophy: Assessing a solution

omid karim zadeh

Volume 13, Issue 49 , April 2017, Pages 79-94


  In this paper, after a short review of the conception of justification in political philosophy, I describe the concept of 'burdens of judgment' in Rawls's political philosophy and show how the effects of the conception prevent people from reaching agreements on the most political, moral or religious ...  Read More

Research Paper
The Community View and Possibility of Private Rule-following

hamidreza mohammadi; mohammadreza abdolahnezad

Volume 13, Issue 49 , April 2017, Pages 95-112


  Saul. A. Kripke in his Wittgenstein on Rules and Private Language reads Wittgenstein’s private language argument as an inference from the idea of rule following. He presents a sceptical paradox about rule- following, which purports to show all language, all concept formation, to be impossible, ...  Read More