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Research Paper
Five Answers on Pragmatism
1. Five Answers on Pragmatism

Susan Hacck

Volume 12, Issue 24 , Autumn 2018, Pages 1-14

Abstract
  Prof. Haack answers a series of questions on pragmatism, beginning with the origins of this tradition in the work of Peirce and James, its evolution in the work of Dewey and Mead, and ...  Read More
Research Paper
Language without communication intention
2. Language without communication intention

Galen Strawson

Volume 12, Issue 24 , Autumn 2018, Pages 15-54

Abstract
  This paper argues that a language can exist and flourish in a community even if none of of the members of the community has any communication intentions; and that reference to the notion ...  Read More
Research Paper
How to Escape Irrelevance: Performance Philosophy, Public Philosophy and Borderless Philosophy
3. How to Escape Irrelevance: Performance Philosophy, Public Philosophy and Borderless Philosophy

Robert Hanna

Volume 12, Issue 24 , Autumn 2018, Pages 55-82

Abstract
   Carlo Cellucci has rightly pointed out that contemporary professional academic philosophy has a serious problem of irrelevance. Performance philosophy and public philosophy are ...  Read More
Research Paper
Religion and Spirituality: Adam Smith versus J-J Rousseau
4. Religion and Spirituality: Adam Smith versus J-J Rousseau

Gordon Graham

Volume 12, Issue 24 , Autumn 2018, Pages 83-93

Abstract
  Adam Smith and J-J Rousseau share some common ground when it comes to religion, namely that they were born into  and educated in cultural contexts deeply shaped by Reformed Christianity. ...  Read More
Research Paper
Kant and Hegel on Aesthetic Reflexivity
5. Kant and Hegel on Aesthetic Reflexivity

Georg W. Bertram

Volume 12, Issue 24 , Autumn 2018, Pages 95-113

Abstract
  The paper aims at reevaluating a conception of the aesthetic that was developed by Kant and Hegel but that has been widely neglected due to the fact that their positions in aesthetics ...  Read More
Research Paper
The Paradigmatic Significance of Perception in Mullā Ṣadrā’s Philosophy of Being
6. The Paradigmatic Significance of Perception in Mullā Ṣadrā’s Philosophy of Being

Anthony F. Shaker

Volume 12, Issue 24 , Autumn 2018, Pages 115-143

Abstract
  Ṣadrā presents the usefulness of the faculties of perception governed by the intellect as a fitting paradigm for understanding man’s being in the world in relation to the divine ...  Read More
Research Paper
Naturalizing Self-Consciousness
7. Naturalizing Self-Consciousness

Roberto Horácio de Sá Pereira

Volume 12, Issue 24 , Autumn 2018, Pages 145-170

Abstract
  The crucial problem of self-consciousness is how to account for knowing self-reference without launching into a regress or without presupposing self-consciousness rather than accounting ...  Read More
Research Paper
The possibility of the prejudicative in the substantialism of Mulla Sadrāʼs ″Kitab al-Mashaʽir″
8. The possibility of the prejudicative in the substantialism of Mulla Sadrāʼs ″Kitab al-Mashaʽir″

Maria-Roxana Bischin

Volume 12, Issue 24 , Autumn 2018, Pages 171-184

Abstract
  Due to the the movements in European thought from the 16th-17th centuries that have generated enough controversy around the ideas of ʻnatural philosophyʼ and ʻexperimental philosophyʼ, ...  Read More
Research Paper
On the Entanglement of Universals-Theory and Christian Faith in the Modern Theological Discourse of Karl Barth
9. On the Entanglement of Universals-Theory and Christian Faith in the Modern Theological Discourse of Karl Barth

Hiroshi Tone

Volume 12, Issue 24 , Autumn 2018, Pages 185-201

Abstract
  The philosophical investigations into universals was entangled with the combination of a certain Christian faith and Ontology, especially in ancient and medieval times. That is, God’s ...  Read More
Research Paper
A new philosophy of man and humanism
10. A new philosophy of man and humanism

Hans L M Dassen

Volume 12, Issue 24 , Autumn 2018, Pages 201-218

Abstract
  The theoretical basis for the new philosophy was laid by the American philosopher James Joseph Dagenais (1923-1981), who came to the conclusion that philosophical anthropology is not ...  Read More
Research Paper
Plato Seeking for “One Real Explanation” in Phaedo
11. Plato Seeking for “One Real Explanation” in Phaedo

Mohammad Bagher Ghomi; Mahdi Ghavam Safary

Volume 12, Issue 24 , Autumn 2018, Pages 219-240

Abstract
  What this essay is to discuss is Plato''s theory of explanation in Phaedo. In this dialogue, we observe that Socrates criticizes both the natural scientists’ explanations and ...  Read More
Research Paper
Mulla Sadra and Hume on Comparative Analyzing of Causality
12. Mulla Sadra and Hume on Comparative Analyzing of Causality

Qodratullah Qorbani

Volume 12, Issue 24 , Autumn 2018, Pages 241-257

Abstract
  One of the most important causes for comparative studying on philosophical systems is to find their commonalities for responding common questions and to emphasize on their differences ...  Read More
Research Paper
Active Objectivism: Analyzing Tabatabai’s View on the Meaningful Life
13. Active Objectivism: Analyzing Tabatabai’s View on the Meaningful Life

Seyyede Zahra Rashidifard; Reza Akbari; Mohsen Javadi

Volume 12, Issue 24 , Autumn 2018, Pages 259-269

Abstract
  Tabatabai’s theory about the meaning of life can be referred to as active objectivism, where a man plays an important role in achieving the meaningful life, rather than merely ...  Read More
Research Paper
Postmodernism, Philosophy and Literature
14. Postmodernism, Philosophy and Literature

Hossein Sabouri

Volume 12, Issue 24 , Autumn 2018, Pages 271-285

Abstract
  No special definite definition does exist for postmodernism however it has had an inordinate effect on art, architecture, music, film, literature, philosophy, sociology, communications, ...  Read More
Research Paper
The Manifestation Challenge: The Debate between McDowell and Wright
15. The Manifestation Challenge: The Debate between McDowell and Wright

Saeedeh Shahmir; Ali Hossein Khani

Volume 12, Issue 24 , Autumn 2018, Pages 287-306

Abstract
  In this paper, we will discuss what is called “Manifestation Challenge” to semantic realism, which was originally developed by Michael Dummett and has been further refined ...  Read More
Research Paper
Spinoza on Method
16. Spinoza on Method

Mohsen Tehrani; Mostafa Shahraeini

Volume 12, Issue 24 , Autumn 2018, Pages 307-322

Abstract
  By interrupting the traditional approach to the distinctiveness of the order of knowledge and the order of nature (which was the procedure of many philosophers like Aristotle, and his ...  Read More
Research Paper
Nihilistic inspiration in The Blind Owl of Sadegh Hedayat
Marzieh Balighi
17. Nihilistic inspiration in The Blind Owl of Sadegh Hedayat Marzieh Balighi

Marzieh Balighi

Volume 12, Issue 24 , Autumn 2018, Pages 323-337

Abstract
  The Blind Owl of Sadegh Hedayat, Iranian author, which belongs to the dark literature category, is based on a nihilistic inspiration. In spite of the undeniable influence of nihilism ...  Read More
Research Paper
Language Violence in dramatic Literature Samuel Beckett: in searching of nothingness
18. Language Violence in dramatic Literature Samuel Beckett: in searching of nothingness

Mohammad Mohammadi Aghdash

Volume 12, Issue 24 , Autumn 2018, Pages 339-355

Abstract
  The suffering of Samuel Beckett's characters on the stage of the theater in the early fifties in twentieth century, has a meaning beyond the physical condition, and in its philosophical ...  Read More
Research Paper
The influence of Islamic mysticism on Iranian education
19. The influence of Islamic mysticism on Iranian education

Mahmoud Navali

Volume 12, Issue 24 , Autumn 2018, Pages 357-369

Abstract
  Mysticism can have many effects on our Iranian cultural and spiritual life. This influence can play a significant role in the future of youth education. In this article, we say that ...  Read More