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History of philosophy

Discussion in 'Philosophy' started by Augustus, Oct 12, 2018.

  1. Augustus

    Augustus the Unreasonable

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    Stumbled across this site which is 'the history of philosophy summarised and visualised'. It's basically a 'map' of some of the main ideas of philosophers with links to those who express similar or contrasting views:

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    The History of Philosophy
    This is my summary of the history of (Western) philosophy showing the positive/negative connections between some of the key ideas/arguments of the philosophers. It’s a never-ending work-in-progress.
    To browse it in detail (with interaction) and to read more about it, you can go to The History of Philosophy.


    The History of Philosophy


    Might be of interest to some people.
     
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  2. Sunstone

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    I've seen maps like that before. They can be very helpful, depending on how you use them. Thanks for posting that.
     
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    I read nietzsche's paragraph in the icon. My comment? What a bonehead!
     
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    Woberts The Perfumed Seneschal

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    Wow, people really seem to like this Charles Sanders Peirce guy.:eek:
     
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  6. Politesse

    Politesse Amor Vincit Omnia

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    He was and is profoundly influential. I find that he is one of those "industry names"; not well known to the public like Marx or Freud, but philosophers and semioticists and linguists certainly know, because he did groundwork for multiple fields at a key moment in history.
     
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    I heard he was an agreeable sort of chap
     
  8. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Ignorant Atheist Libertarian Capitalist
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    Aye, she-whose-name-must-not-be-spoken-on-RF is the one I think of.
    To be that hated, one must be significant.

    Btw, my criterion for evaluating philosophers or anyone who opines
    thereupon isn't that they're "correct", but rather interesting.
     
  9. Woberts

    Woberts The Perfumed Seneschal

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    Who? @Rival?
     
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  10. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Ignorant Atheist Libertarian Capitalist
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    But Rival is indeed among the more interesting philosophers.
     
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  11. Woberts

    Woberts The Perfumed Seneschal

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    I might be proving your point, but Ayn Rand? Seriously? Objectivism is hilariously bad.
     
  12. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Ignorant Atheist Libertarian Capitalist
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    It's bad to those who dislike it....just as I despise Marx (Karl, not Groucho).
    Philosophers are a diverse lot....we're all going to hate some & like others.
    And some wags won't even admit that some qualify for the title. Kurt Vonnegut
    is my all time favorite, but I doubt anyone else considers him to even be one.
    (He never joined the union. Blackballed by Majicthise & Vroomfondel no doubt.)
     
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