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Research Paper
The method of  hypothesis in Plato's philosophy
The method of hypothesis in Plato's philosophy

Maliheh Abouie Mehrizi

Volume 10, Issue 19 , March 2016, Pages 1-21

Abstract
  The article deals with the examination of method of hypothesis in Plato's philosophy. This method, respectively, will be examined in three dialogues of Meno, Phaedon and Republic in ...  Read More
Research Paper
Assessment of Wittgenstein's Resolution to the Negative Facts
Assessment of Wittgenstein's Resolution to the Negative Facts

Mahdi Asadi

Volume 10, Issue 19 , March 2016, Pages 45-74

Abstract
  the essay tries to evaluate Wittgenstein's resolution to the riddle of Russell's negative facts. That is, when we say, for example, "Tehran is not the capital of Ireland" is true, what ...  Read More
Research Paper
Kant and the problem of Meaningfulness or Meaningless of Metaphysics
Kant and the problem of Meaningfulness or Meaningless of Metaphysics

Masoud Omid

Volume 10, Issue 19 , March 2016, Pages 93-113

Abstract
  One of the most important questions on Kant’s philosophy is the meaningfulness or meaningless of metaphysics. This article tries to answer two questions on Kant’s philosophy: 1-      ...  Read More
Research Paper
The Analysis of Averroes’s Hermeneutical Method
The Analysis of Averroes’s Hermeneutical Method

Alireza Parsa

Volume 10, Issue 19 , March 2016, Pages 115-132

Abstract
  The problem of hermeneutic is an important component in Averroes’s thought and it is a key to resolve the contradiction between religion and philosophy, and to reject the claim ...  Read More
Research Paper
Habermas' Realistic View after the Linguistic Turn
Habermas' Realistic View after the Linguistic Turn

Omidreza Janbaz

Volume 10, Issue 19 , March 2016, Pages 133-162

Abstract
  Rorty, who influenced Habermas by his linguistic turn, believes that the debate between realism and antirealism belongs to the tradition which we have already departed from. In fact, ...  Read More
Research Paper
Myth of the Nature of Reasoning
Myth of the Nature of Reasoning

Saeed Zibakalam

Volume 10, Issue 19 , March 2016, Pages 163-172

Abstract
  In this paper, I have tried to discuss the following questions: Do reasons that have been/have not been put forward, all have a trans-historical and universal nature or essence? ...  Read More
Research Paper
Investigating the Place of Language in Heidegger’s Ready-to-hand Ontological Horizon
Investigating the Place of Language in Heidegger’s Ready-to-hand Ontological Horizon

Seyyed Jamal Same; Mohammad Javad Safian

Volume 10, Issue 19 , March 2016, Pages 173-205

Abstract
  Language is among the most controversial philosophic issues in twentieth century. Martin Heidegger is one of the philosophers of this epoch who has emphasized on language and its abilities. ...  Read More
Research Paper
An Explanation of True Dreams: Aristotle and Jung
An Explanation of True Dreams: Aristotle and Jung

Ali Sanai; Alireza Fazeli

Volume 10, Issue 19 , March 2016, Pages 207-230

Abstract
  The naturalistic explanation of realized dream (or dreams that come true) means that this phenomen will be explained regardless of supernatural agents. Aristotle in Parva naturalia ...  Read More
Research Paper
Socrates the Moral Reformist
Socrates the Moral Reformist

Iman Shafi Beik

Volume 10, Issue 19 , March 2016, Pages 231-252

Abstract
  Socrates is in search of a specific knowledge that by achieving it, one would both realize the moral virtues and practically become virtuous. Based on morality on knowledge, Socrates ...  Read More
Research Paper
Diversion in the Concept
Diversion in the Concept "Positivity" in Hegel's Political Philosophy

Yashar Sadre Haghighi

Volume 10, Issue 19 , March 2016, Pages 253-271

Abstract
  In this essay the concept "positivity" and its diversion in Hegel's early thought (the Berne Era 1793-96 and the Frankfurt Era 1797-1800) are studied. Diversion of the concept "positivity" ...  Read More
Research Paper
The rebirth of the epic from the Nietzsche's Philosophy
The rebirth of the epic from the Nietzsche's Philosophy

Reza Samim; Farhad Soleimannejad

Volume 10, Issue 19 , March 2016, Pages 273-302

Abstract
  Some of the Iranian commentators, expert in Nietzsche's philosophy, identified his philosophy with Iranian mysticism. Such identification is fundamentally flawed and contradicts Nietzsche's ...  Read More
Research Paper
Explanation of intelligent design and its challenges with evolutionary theory
Explanation of intelligent design and its challenges with evolutionary theory

Haleh Abdollahi Rad

Volume 10, Issue 19 , March 2016, Pages 303-326

Abstract
  In this article we have tried to investigated argues of proponents of intelligent design (ID) about an intelligent agent in the creation of the universe. These scientists and philosophers ...  Read More
Research Paper
Proposition and Contradiction: 
The Definition of Proposition in Aristotle's Logical Works
Proposition and Contradiction: The Definition of Proposition in Aristotle's Logical Works

Seyyed Ammar Kalantar; Mahdi Ghavam Safari

Volume 10, Issue 19 , March 2016, Pages 327-351

Abstract
  Aristotle in his logical works, in addition to the statement, introduces the concept of proposition and defines it based on affirmation and negation in Prior Analytics. There are two ...  Read More
Research Paper
Causality and Prediction in Modern Cosmology
Causality and Prediction in Modern Cosmology

Mahmoud Mokhtari; Mahdi Golshani

Volume 10, Issue 19 , March 2016, Pages 352-378

Abstract
  The modern cosmology is based on the observational evidences, but several philosophical principles and metaphysical prejudices play an undeniable role in it. This paper surveys some ...  Read More
Research Paper
"I" as Most Important Motivation of Human Being

Mahmoud Navali

Volume 10, Issue 19 , March 2016, Pages 379-407

Abstract
  This article entitled" "I" as most important motivation of Human being" want to consider the main source of all human behaviors. This article aims to answer the question that what causes ...  Read More
Research Paper
Evaluation from Richard Rorty's Point of View
Evaluation from Richard Rorty's Point of View

Morteza Nouri

Volume 10, Issue 19 , March 2016, Pages 409-444

Abstract
  Communitarianism is one of the main critics of moral-political theory of liberalism. According to communitarians, liberalism presupposes an image of human identity which does not do ...  Read More
Research Paper
Critical review of Kierkegaard’s conceptual elements through his critique of Hegelian philosophical system
Critical review of Kierkegaard’s conceptual elements through his critique of Hegelian philosophical system

Mohammad Mahdi Ardebili

Volume 10, Issue 19 , March 2016, Pages 23-43

Abstract
  Søren Kierkegaard, a Danish philosopher who has been known as “The Father of Existentialism”, was a great critic of Hegel’s philosophy and a passionate defender ...  Read More
Research Paper
Guttings viwe on truth indipendent models on belive in god
Guttings viwe on truth indipendent models on belive in god

Reza Akbari; Khaled Zand Salimi

Volume 10, Issue 19 , March 2016, Pages 75-91

Abstract
  Justification of believe in god had been one of the most challenging problem throughout history of philosophy. The problem is "is believe in god epistemically justified?" Gutting''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''s ...  Read More