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  • Kant's
  • The most essential historical background for this paper is a general knowledge of Kant's philosophy, to which all of these thinkers are, to varying degrees, responding. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • The Kantian movement comprises a loose assemblage of rather diverse philosophies that share Kant's concern with exploring the nature, and especially the limits, of human knowledge in the hope of raising philosophy to the level of a science in some sense similar to mathematics and physics . (britannica.com)
  • Ethics
  • Note: Majors and minors can count a course taken to satisfy the Ethics Common Seminar requirement for major/minor requirements provided the course is offered by a member of the Philosophy Department. (csbsju.edu)
  • Perennial
  • The Perennial Philosophy is a comparative study of mysticism by the British writer and novelist Aldous Huxley . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Perennial Philosophy was first published in 1945 immediately after the Second World War (and the defeat of National Socialism ) by Harper & Brothers in the United States (1946 by Chatto & Windus in the United Kingdom). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Perennial Philosophy is an attempt to present this Highest Common Factor of all theologies by assembling passages from the writings of those saints and prophets who have approached a direct spiritual knowledge of the Divine. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Perennial Philosophy is essentially an anthology of short passages taken from traditional Eastern texts and the writings of Western mystics, organised by subject and topic, with short connecting commentaries. (wikipedia.org)
  • thinkers
  • In African countries there has been a surge of intellectual interest in foregrounding ideas and thinkers of African origin-in philosophy as in other disciplines-that have been unjustly ignored or marginalized. (routledge.com)
  • German Philosophy
  • German Philosophy: An Introduction. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • German Philosophy 1760-1860: The Legacy of Idealism. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • The explanation of the success of Hegelianism-marked by the formation of a school that, for more than 30 years, brought together the best energies of German philosophy-lies in the fact that no other system could compete with it in the richness of its content or the rigour of its formulation or challenge its claim to express the total spirit of the culture of its time. (britannica.com)
  • Mind
  • and of the metaphysical apriorism (or rationalism ) of Christian Wolff , who systematized the philosophy of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz , with its emphasis on mind. (britannica.com)
  • Share
  • For a full day, students present their work in a professional setting, along with outside speakers, who share their own stories about the value philosophy has added to their lives. (csun.edu)
  • majors
  • In addition to preparing philosophy majors for graduate school, the study of philosophy serves as an excellent background for people entering other professions. (csbsju.edu)
  • The Philosophy Department conducts regular assessment of student learning-of majors, minors as well as students taking philosophy to meet core requirements. (csbsju.edu)
  • Philosophy majors outperform nearly all other majors on the standardized tests used to get into graduate and professional schools, such as the GMAT, GRE, LSAT and MCAT. (csun.edu)
  • Some of the most successful business executives and entrepreneurs were philosophy majors. (csun.edu)
  • human experience
  • Film, Philosophy, and Reality: Ancient Greece to Godard is an original contribution to film-philosophy that shows how thinking about movies can lead us into a richer appreciation and understanding of both reality and the nature of human experience. (routledge.com)
  • disciplines
  • Critique of Judgment )-as normative disciplines of thought, and, second, into an eclectic or relativistic Kantianism, which regarded the critical philosophy as a system of thought dependent upon social, cultural, and historical conditions. (britannica.com)
  • sciences
  • Some people think that the sciences can stand apart from philosophy, that the scientist should actually avoid philosophising, the latter often being understood as groundless and generally vague theorising. (marxists.org)
  • The specific sciences cannot and should not break their connections with true philosophy. (marxists.org)
  • Philosophy tirelessly draws from scientific discoveries fresh strength, material for broad generalisations, while to the sciences it imparts the world-view and methodological im pulses of its universal principles. (marxists.org)
  • Besides influencing the development of the specialised fields of knowledge, philosophy itself has been substantially enriched by progress in the concrete sciences. (marxists.org)
  • This is what separates philosophy from the sciences, history, literature and the arts. (csun.edu)
  • thus
  • This panoramic system thus had the merit of engaging philosophy in the consideration of all of the problems of history and culture, none of which could any longer be deemed foreign to its competence. (britannica.com)
  • Religion
  • It also publishes the essay collections generated by the American Academy of Religion's seminar on "Global-Critical Philosophy of Religion. (springer.com)
  • Global-Critical Philosophy of Religion is an American Academy of Religion seminar devoted to researching and writing an undergraduate textbook in philosophy of religion that is religiously inclusive and critically informed. (springer.com)
  • Each year the seminar explores the cross-cultural categories for global-critical philosophy of religion. (springer.com)