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Research Paper
The digital police state: Fichte’s revenge on Hegel
The digital police state: Fichte’s revenge on Hegel

Slavoj Žižek

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 1-19

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.35740.2405

Abstract
  When the threat posed by the digitalization of our lives is debated in our media, the focus is usually on the new phase of capitalism called “surveillance capitalism”: a ...  Read More
Research Paper
Personal or Impersonal Knowledge?
Personal or Impersonal Knowledge?

Susan Haack

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 21-44

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.35720.2399

Abstract
  Reflections on the contrast between the titles of Popper’s Objective Knowledge and Polanyi’s Personal Knowledge led Haack to explore how Polanyi’s ideas might be used ...  Read More
Research Paper
Heidegger Never Got Beyond Facticity
Heidegger Never Got Beyond Facticity

Thomas Sheehan

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 45-58

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.35725.2404

Abstract
  (1) The “thing itself” of Heidegger’s thinking was Ereignis. (2) But Ereignis is a reinscription of what Being and Time had called thrownness or facticity. (3) But ...  Read More
Research Paper
Our confrontation with tragedy
Our confrontation with tragedy

Simon Critchley

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 59-74

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.35656.2393

Abstract
  This article attempts to illustrate our confrontation with tragedy in contemporary situation, That is why we are discussing this here in seven issues (Feeding the Ancients with Our ...  Read More
Research Paper
On the Permissible Use of Force in a Kantian Dignitarian Moral and Political Setting, Or,
Seven Kantian Samurai
On the Permissible Use of Force in a Kantian Dignitarian Moral and Political Setting, Or, Seven Kantian Samurai

Robert Hanna; Otto Paans

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 75-93

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.35721.2400

Abstract
  On the supposition that one’s ethics and politics are fundamentally dignitarian in a broadly Kantian sense—as specifically opposed to identitarian and capitalist versions ...  Read More
Research Paper
Self-, Social-, or Neural-Determination?
Self-, Social-, or Neural-Determination?

Lawrence Cahoone

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 95-108

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.35655.2392

Abstract
  Human “free will” has been made problematic by several recent arguments against mental causation, the unity of the I or “self,” and the possibility that conscious ...  Read More
Research Paper
Important aspects of Edmund Husserl’s phenomenology and phenomenological philosophy that could not be known through Husserl’s own publications during his lifetime
Important aspects of Edmund Husserl’s phenomenology and phenomenological philosophy that could not be known through Husserl’s own publications during his lifetime

Iso Kern

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 109-125

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.35722.2401

Abstract
  In this paper I discuss some significant aspects of Husserl’s phenomenology which could not be adequately known without studying the manuscripts, unpublished during his lifetime ...  Read More
Research Paper
Heidegger’s Socrates:
“Pure Thinking” on Method, Truth, and Learning
Heidegger’s Socrates: “Pure Thinking” on Method, Truth, and Learning

James M. Magrini

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 127-145

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.35723.2402

Abstract
  This speculative essay develops a unique understanding of Socrates by reading Heidegger in relation to contemporary Platonic scholarship arising from the Continental tradition, which ...  Read More
Research Paper
Intuition as a Capacity for a Priori Knowledge
Intuition as a Capacity for a Priori Knowledge

Henry W. Pickford

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 147-169

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.35724.2403

Abstract
  This article lays the groundwork for a defense of rational intuitions by first arguing against a prevalent view according to which intuition is a distinctive psychological state, an ...  Read More
Research Paper
The Absence of Self: An Existential Phenomenological View of The Anatman Experience
The Absence of Self: An Existential Phenomenological View of The Anatman Experience

Rudolph Bauer

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 171-179

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.35653.2391

Abstract
  This paper focuses on the Anatman experience as described by Guatma(6th century BCE). Many Buddhist philosophers consider the absence of self as a foundational experience of Buddhism. ...  Read More
Research Paper
Genetic Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, and Natural Man: An Existential Inquiry into Being and Rights
Genetic Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, and Natural Man: An Existential Inquiry into Being and Rights

Anthony Asekhauno; Wesley Osemwegie

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 181-193

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.34081.2350

Abstract
  It is apt and usual to cogitate and ratiocinate man and human rights; it is less so about or with (other) animal rights; and much more less and lesser so with/about “plant rights” ...  Read More
Research Paper
Heidegger in Iran: A Historical Experience Report
Heidegger in Iran: A Historical Experience Report

Bijan Abdolkarimi

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 195-205

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.36784.2449

Abstract
  This research aims to investigate how Heidegger's thoughts are received in Iran and how the Iranian interpretation of Heidegger has influenced contemporary Iranian thinking. The significance ...  Read More
Research Paper
The Priority of literature to Philosophy in Richard Rorty
The Priority of literature to Philosophy in Richard Rorty

Muhammad Asghari

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 207-219

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.36395.2437

Abstract
  In this article, I try to defend the thesis that imagination against reason, moral progress through imagination not the reason, the emergence of literary culture after philosophical ...  Read More
Research Paper
An Argument in Defense of Voluntary Euthanasia
An Argument in Defense of Voluntary Euthanasia

Hossein Atrak

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 221-234

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.8031

Abstract
  One of the most challenging issues in medical ethics is a permission or prohibition of euthanasia. Is a patient with an incurable disease who has lots of pain permitted to kill oneself ...  Read More
Research Paper
Existential anxiety and time perception: an empirical examination of Heideggerian philosophical concepts towards clinical practice
Existential anxiety and time perception: an empirical examination of Heideggerian philosophical concepts towards clinical practice

Alireza Farnam; Samira Zeynali; Mohammad Ali Nazari; Prinaz Vahid Vahdat; Masumeh Zamanlu

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 235-245

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.34561.2360

Abstract
  Existential anxiety is an outstanding issue both in psychology and philosophy. It implies the mental rummage following the notion of existence, inexistence and related concepts. Martin ...  Read More
Research Paper
Plantinga on Divine Foreknowledge and Free Will
Plantinga on Divine Foreknowledge and Free Will

Abdurrazzaq Hesamifar

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 247-261

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.34041.2344

Abstract
   In each one of the well-known Abrahamic religions, notably Islam, Christianity and Judaism, there are two important doctrines which seem to be inconsistent, but nonetheless some ...  Read More
Research Paper
language and philosophy: an analysis of the turn to the subject in modern philosophy with historical linguistic approach
language and philosophy: an analysis of the turn to the subject in modern philosophy with historical linguistic approach

Ahmad Hosseini

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 263-274

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.8034

Abstract
  One of the main characteristics of the philosophy of Descartes which marked the starting point of modern philosophy and was continued by English empiricism and German Idealism is a ...  Read More
Research Paper
Divine Foreknowledge and Human Moral Responsibility (In Defense of Muslim Philosophers’ Approach)
Divine Foreknowledge and Human Moral Responsibility (In Defense of Muslim Philosophers’ Approach)

Tavakkol Kuhi Giglou; Seyed Ebrahim Aaghazadeh

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 275-290

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.32402.2271

Abstract
  According to most Muslim philosophers, the Divine foreknowledge, on the one hand, is so inclusive that encompasses each and every minor and timed action of moral agents, and because ...  Read More
Research Paper
"The Other" according to Lévinas and Blanchot

Maryam Mesbahi; Mohammad Hossein DJAVARI; Allahshokr ASSADOLLAHI TEJARAGH

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 291-303

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.31611.2224

Abstract
  After the Second World War, the concept of '' the Other '' became the essential question in the philosophical domain. This concept plays an important role in interpersonal relationships ...  Read More
Research Paper
Language, gender and subjectivity  from Judith Butler’s perspective
Language, gender and subjectivity from Judith Butler’s perspective

Massoud Yaghoubi-Notash; Vahid Nejad Mohammad; Mahmoud Soufiani

Volume 13, Issue 28 , November 2019, Pages 305-316

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.32522.2276

Abstract
  The present paper seeks to view language through the prism of gender as social practice as delineated by Judith Butler. Following up on the notion of gender as an entity distinguished ...  Read More