Journal of Philosophical Investigations
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Research Paper
Critique and Investigation of the Evolutionary Ethical Behavior Explanations based on Francisco Ayala’s Theories
Critique and Investigation of the Evolutionary Ethical Behavior Explanations based on Francisco Ayala’s Theories

Haleh Abdollahi Rad; Hassan Miandari

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 1-20

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.8041

Abstract
  Ayala (American philosopher and biologist) has presented new theories on the evolutionary ethical explanations. Due to the large scope of Ayala’s discussion on evolutionary ethics, ...  Read More
Research Paper
From Analytic Philosophy to an Ampler and More Flexible Pragmatism:

Muhammad Asghari talks with Susan Haack
From Analytic Philosophy to an Ampler and More Flexible Pragmatism: Muhammad Asghari talks with Susan Haack

Muhammad Asghari; Susan Haack

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 21-28

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.41496.2658

Abstract
  In this interview, which took place in July 2020, Muhammad Asghari, an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Tabriz, asked eleven questions (via email ...  Read More
Research Paper
A Comparative Study between the Attributes of Jesus in Christian Theology and Muhammadan Reality in Islamic Theosophy
A Comparative Study between the Attributes of Jesus in Christian Theology and Muhammadan Reality in Islamic Theosophy

Hossein Atrak

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 29-47

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.41038.2634

Abstract
  < p >In this paper, the attributes of Jesus as the second person of Trinity in Christianity and Muhammadan Reality in Islamic Theosophy were compared. The term ''Muhammadan Reality'' ...  Read More
Research Paper
The Virus and the Environment: The Problem of Sustaining Unexpected Gains
The Virus and the Environment: The Problem of Sustaining Unexpected Gains

Robin Attfield

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 48-54

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.11555

Abstract
  The coronavirus pandemic has had some unexpected benign effects (including a large drop in air pollution and levels of nitrogen oxides in UK and elsewhere, and a smaller drop in global ...  Read More
Research Paper
the criterion of truth in Epicureanism and Carvaka philosophy
the criterion of truth in Epicureanism and Carvaka philosophy

Sajjad Dehghanzadeh; Fatemeh Ahmadian; Zeinab Mirhosseini

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 55-71

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.35002.2370

Abstract
  The main challenge of present paper is analytical comparing the “Criterion of Valid Cognition” from viewpoints of Epicureanism and Charvaka (Lokayata) philosophy, the largest ...  Read More
Research Paper
Analysis of self-awareness based on suspended man from the perspective of Ibn Sina and Suhrawardi
Analysis of self-awareness based on suspended man from the perspective of Ibn Sina and Suhrawardi

Majid Ehsanfar; Hossein Falsafi; seyyed Hossein Vaezi

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 72-82

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.41090.2640

Abstract
  Abstract:The question of what is the soul is one of the fundamental questions in philosophical psychology and the answer to it, along with other psychology questions, has been and is ...  Read More
Research Paper
Philosophy and Corona  : A new philosophy of man and humanism
Philosophy and Corona : A new philosophy of man and humanism

Hans Dassen

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 83-94

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.39457.2542

Abstract
  The main objective of human beings as absolute entities is related to our urge for survival, because in a material sense we are not self-supporting, but completely dependent on what ...  Read More
Research Paper
Overcoming Cartesian Dualism in Light of Mulla Sadra's Philosophy
Overcoming Cartesian Dualism in Light of Mulla Sadra's Philosophy

Ali Karbasizadeh Esfahani; Mohammadreza Behtash

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 95-108

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.43014.2723

Abstract
  This article tries to find a way out of the epistemological problem and the self-body question in Cartesian dualism in light of Mulla Sadra Shirazi's philosophy. There are possibilities ...  Read More
Research Paper
Does Shahrazuri Follow the Illuminationist Descendants on Celestial Beings in alRumuz
Does Shahrazuri Follow the Illuminationist Descendants on Celestial Beings in alRumuz

Nadia Maftouni; Edris Mahmoud

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 109-116

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.41138.2642

Abstract
  Considered the second face of Illumination philosophy after the Shaykh al-Ishraq Suhrawardi (1154-1191), Muhammad Ibn Mahmud Shams al-Din al-Shahrazuri (d. after 1288), in most part, ...  Read More
Research Paper
Nietzsche's reading of the Pandora myth: Pessimism, hope, and the tragic art of the Greeks
Nietzsche's reading of the Pandora myth: Pessimism, hope, and the tragic art of the Greeks

James Magrini

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 117-133

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.38508.2513

Abstract
  I.This essay is focused on Nietzsche’s unique reading of the Pandora myth as it appears in Human, All Too Human and develops an interpretation of Hope, the most profound evil ...  Read More
Research Paper
Quine on Charity and Rationality
Quine on Charity and Rationality

Hamidreza Mahboobi Arani; Mojtaba Derayati

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 134-147

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.29178.2097

Abstract
  W. V. Quine borrows the principle of charity from Neil Wilson, but modifies and enriches its content to fit into his naturalistic philosophy and epistemology. While Wilson ties this ...  Read More
Research Paper
Mulla Sadra's Evaluation of Suhrawardi's Eschatology
Mulla Sadra's Evaluation of Suhrawardi's Eschatology

Simin Mowlaie; Mohsen Garavin; Mehdi Najafi Afra

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 148-168

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.40314.2587

Abstract
  The present article explains and analyzes the impact of Suhrawardi's eschatology on Mulla Sadra's philosophy and Sadra's critical evaluation of it. In this research, we have tried to ...  Read More
Research Paper
Mystical Awakening (Yaqzah) and Being-Mindfulness: 
Towards a Comparative Understanding of the Mystical Relevance of the Ontological Philosophies of Heidegger and Sadra
Mystical Awakening (Yaqzah) and Being-Mindfulness: Towards a Comparative Understanding of the Mystical Relevance of the Ontological Philosophies of Heidegger and Sadra

Beytollah Naderlew; Bidhendi Mohammad; Mohammad Javad Safian

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 169-180

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2018.8311

Abstract
  Sadra and Heidegger share a common fundamental concern, i.e. the retrieve of the question of Being. Their whole philosophical career in one sense has been devoted to the accomplishment ...  Read More
Research Paper
Thinking the Unthinkable: Hélène Cixous and the feminine marginality
Thinking the Unthinkable: Hélène Cixous and the feminine marginality

Mehrdad Parsa Khanghah; Ali Fath Taheri

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 181-195

Abstract
  < p >HélèneCixous, the renowned contemporary philosopher and feminist, provides such a heretic account of femininity which transcends the feminist social or political ...  Read More
Research Paper
Sartre et la solitude des hommes: À propos d’un mot du Diable et le bon dieu
Sartre et la solitude des hommes: À propos d’un mot du Diable et le bon dieu

Christopher Perrin

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 196-222

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.11562

Abstract
  « Dieu, c’est la solitude des hommes » rétorque, dans Le diable et le bon dieu, le noble capitaine Goetz au modeste curé Heinrich. La phrase ...  Read More
Research Paper
On the Soul’s Hierarchization: From Aristotle via Heidegger to Phenomenology of Life
On the Soul’s Hierarchization: From Aristotle via Heidegger to Phenomenology of Life

Detlev Quintern

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 223-238

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.11563

Abstract
  Based on Aristotelianism, philosophies in Islam, Christianity, Judaism, and traditional phenomenology, Martin Heidegger and late Max Scheler, shared a conceptual understanding of the ...  Read More
Research Paper
The Kingdom of Ends: Comprehensive Account of Kant’s Philosophy of History with Regard to Religion
The Kingdom of Ends: Comprehensive Account of Kant’s Philosophy of History with Regard to Religion

Mazdak Rajabi

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 239-251

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.31903.2238

Abstract
  Kant’s method on moral philosophy follows his general way of philosophizing, i.e. transcendental method. That is to say, he discovers formal conditions of moral action through ...  Read More
Research Paper
Capacitism as a New Solution to Mary's puzzle
Capacitism as a New Solution to Mary's puzzle

Roberto Horácio de Sá Pereira

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 252-263

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.11564

Abstract
  In this paper, I argue for a new solution to Mary’s puzzle in Jackson’s famous knowledge argument. We are told that imprisoned Mary knows all facts or truths about color ...  Read More
Research Paper
The Deficiency (Death) or Efficiency (Birth) of Language: Samuel Beckett and Jürgen Habermas
The Deficiency (Death) or Efficiency (Birth) of Language: Samuel Beckett and Jürgen Habermas

Hossein Sabouri; Amin Khanbazian

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 264-273

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.42949.2717

Abstract
  The proximity of philosophy and literature has been endured since the dawn of time, both holding their stand among the critical thinkers from the ancient age to the modern time. A wide ...  Read More
Research Paper
The place of Zen Buddhism philosophy in Sohrab Sepehri's poems
The place of Zen Buddhism philosophy in Sohrab Sepehri's poems

Fattaneh Jalalkamali; Ali Sadeghi Shahpar; Morteza Razaghpoor; Hossein Ardalani

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 274-288

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.40721.2613

Abstract
  The present study aims to investigate the effect of Zen Buddhism philosophy and language's ideology in the forests and trees in the Sohrab Sepehri's. In some of poems, Sepehri has used ...  Read More
Research Paper
Mulla Sadra on the Relation of Sharia and Practical Philosophy
Mulla Sadra on the Relation of Sharia and Practical Philosophy

Maryam Samadieh; Mohammad Mahdavi

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 289-302

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.42411.2690

Abstract
  To explain Mulla Sadra’s viewpoint of the relationship of practical wisdom and Sharia, one needs to turn to the explanation of human soul and its perfection (happiness). It should ...  Read More
Research Paper
The Historical study and gradual change of Art with the emphasis on theory of End of Art in Hegel's Thought
The Historical study and gradual change of Art with the emphasis on theory of End of Art in Hegel's Thought

Ali Shekarkhar; Esmail Bani Ardalan

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 303-315

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.8028

Abstract
  In Hegel's view art is not just an artistic creation. Art is an introduction to liberation. Today, Hegel's philosophy is a substitute for many challenging issues, and also an obsolete ...  Read More
Research Paper
Transformation and Transcendence of Artistic Form in Plato's Aesthetic Theory
Transformation and Transcendence of Artistic Form in Plato's Aesthetic Theory

Camellia Talei Bafghi; Maryam Soltani Kouhanestani

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 316-331

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2018.8016

Abstract
  Nowadays, although our aesthetic ideas are based on modern theories and perspectives that have pervaded the art, the root of western tradition of art dates back to Greek and Roman art ...  Read More
Research Paper
Theory of Knowledge in Islamic Intellectual Tradition
Theory of Knowledge in Islamic Intellectual Tradition

Hossein Valeh

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 332-356

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2019.28176.2042

Abstract
  Early Muslim philosophers, theologians, logicians and experts in jurisprudence understand knowledge as “firm true belief supported by evidence”. They consider conjectures ...  Read More
Research Paper
An Inextricable Interaction and Interrelationship between Applied Linguistics and Philosophical-linguistics
An Inextricable Interaction and Interrelationship between Applied Linguistics and Philosophical-linguistics

Mohammad Zohrabi

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 357-368

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.35222.2376

Abstract
  There is a close and narrow relationship between linguistics and philosophy. Throughout the history, they have had tremendous influences upon each other. Linguistics has always tried ...  Read More
Research Paper
The Role of Metaphysics: As a Bridge between Science and Religion
The Role of Metaphysics: As a Bridge between Science and Religion

Mahdi Gholshani

Volume 14, Issue 32 , December 2020, Pages 369-384

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jpiut.2020.11587

Abstract
  Although for a couple of centuries empiricism was prevalent in physics circles , the development of various schools of philosophy of science, during the second half of the twentieth ...  Read More