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Research Paper
Examination of Aristotle’s Critiques of Heraclitus’ Cosmology on Criticisms of Plato and Sophists

Saeed Darvishy; Gholamreza Zakiany

Volume 10, Issue 37 , March 2014, Pages 7-24


  Aristotle is one of the important sources for studying pre-Platonic philosophers, among whom Heraclitus was the subject of Aristotle’s main focus. His focus on Heraclitus was most importantly for the reason that Heraclitus was, as Plato states, the intellectual godfather of sophists and was, according ...  Read More

Research Paper
Interpreting and Understanding Poetry from the Viewpoint of Philosophical Hermeneutics

zahra zavarian; bijan abdolkarimi

Volume 10, Issue 37 , March 2014, Pages 25-44


  Language has an important place in philosophical hermeneutics. The experience of human life is an area of being which is identifiable only through language. Language is a mediator through which understanding takes place. All understanding is interpretation, and all interpretation forms within the frame ...  Read More

Research Paper
Schopenhauer’s Critique of Kant’s Moral Philosophy

Mohammadreza Abdulahnezhad

Volume 10, Issue 37 , March 2014, Pages 45-62


  The concept of ‘free will’ is central in both Kant’s and Schopenhauer’s moral philosophy. In the Kantian moral system, ‘free will’ is only regarded as moral when it dutifully follows reason and its a priori, absolute rules. Schopenhauer, on the other hand, holds that ...  Read More

Research Paper
The Place of Doubt in Establishment of Descartes’ System of Thought

Seyyed Mostafa Shahraeeni; Seyyed Mohsen Azadikhah (Bize)

Volume 10, Issue 37 , March 2014, Pages 63-78


  Despite being accused of scepticism in his own and later times, Descartes was not a sceptic at all but he used doubt as a means to reach an end. In every instance he speaks of true philosophy and metaphysics, he invites the audience to dismiss from their minds anything which can be the subject of the ...  Read More

Research Paper
Hegelian Phenomenology and Meaningfulness of Life

Meysam Sefidkhosh

Volume 10, Issue 37 , March 2014, Pages 79-92


  Hegel defines phenomenology as the knowledge of experiencing awareness. The ultimate goal of this field of study seems to be establishing that philosophy is a science by conceptually ‘phenomenalising’ the necessary steps to be taken in this course. Phenomenological establishment of the idea ...  Read More

Research Paper
Critique and Review of Constructivism of Reality Based on Paul Boghossian’s Views

Fatemeh Saeedi; Abdolrasoul Kashfi

Volume 10, Issue 37 , March 2014, Pages 93-112


  In the classic image of knowledge, the category of ‘reality’, and by extension those of ‘truth’ and ‘justification’, are treated as matters independent from the subject’s mind. Relativists, on the contrary, reject independence of these matters from the subject’s ...  Read More

Research Paper
AMC: Explaining, Analysing and Reformulating the “Double-Effect Reasoning” in Normative Ethics and Examining Its Impacts on International Rules of War

Shirzad Peik Herfeh

Volume 10, Issue 37 , March 2014, Pages 113-125


  Good and evil are sometimes so dramatically meshed in each other that they face the person with an acute dilemma: on the one hand, his idleness and non-interference will cause enormous pain and, on the other, his interference for relieving or ending a pain will itself involve causing another pain–even ...  Read More