Volume 15 (2021)
Volume 14 (2020)
Volume 13 (2019)
Volume 12 (2018)
Volume 10 (2016)
Volume 9 (2015)
Volume 8 (2014)
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Volume 6 (2012)
Volume 5 (2011)
Volume 4 (2010)
Volume 3 (2009)
Volume 2 (2008)
Volume 1 (2007)
Research Paper
Joseph de Maistre and Retributionist Theology
2. Joseph de Maistre and Retributionist Theology

Gabriel Andrade

Volume 11, Issue 21 , Autumn 2017, Pages 1-12

Abstract
  Joseph de Maistre is usually portrayed as Edmund Burke’s French counterpart, as they both wrote important treatises against the French Revolution. Although Maistre did share many ...  Read More
Research Paper
That Philosophy as Epistemological-Based is Not Debased:
A Critique of Post-Modernist/Hermeneutic Critique of Traditional Philosophy
3. That Philosophy as Epistemological-Based is Not Debased: A Critique of Post-Modernist/Hermeneutic Critique of Traditional Philosophy

Wesley Osemwegie; Anthony Afe. Asekhauno

Volume 11, Issue 21 , Autumn 2017, Pages 13-23

Abstract
  Over the centuries, beginning with the classic Greeks through the trends of the mid-20th century, philosophical enterprise has been intricately and seemingly irretrievably rooted in ...  Read More
Research Paper
Philosophical Rationalism in Shia Kalam
4. Philosophical Rationalism in Shia Kalam

Seyed Mohammad Ali Dibaji

Volume 11, Issue 21 , Autumn 2017, Pages 25-37

Abstract
  One important question that the emergence of philosophical or rational Kalam has raised is what rationalism in the so-called Kalami (theological) schools actually means. This paper ...  Read More
Research Paper
Ontology of Time in Cinema A Deleuzian reading of Still Life and Prince Ehtejab With an emphasis on the concept of Time-Image
5. Ontology of Time in Cinema A Deleuzian reading of Still Life and Prince Ehtejab With an emphasis on the concept of Time-Image

Ali Fath Taheri; Faezeh Jafariyan

Volume 11, Issue 21 , Autumn 2017, Pages 39-52

Abstract
  Gilles Deleuze, the notable post-modern philosopher, in his two-volume cinematic books Cinema 1: movement-image (1986) and Cinema 2: time-image (1989) recognizes two major periods in ...  Read More
Research Paper
A Pragmatic Solution to the Value Problem of Knowledge
6. A Pragmatic Solution to the Value Problem of Knowledge

John Greco; Sahar Joakim

Volume 11, Issue 21 , Autumn 2017, Pages 53-67

Abstract
  We value possessing knowledge more than true belief. Both someone with knowledge and someone with a true belief possess the correct answer to a question. Why is knowledge more valuable ...  Read More
Research Paper
An Investigation of Norm of Belief’s Proper Formulation
7. An Investigation of Norm of Belief’s Proper Formulation

Seyyed Ali Kalantari

Volume 11, Issue 21 , Autumn 2017, Pages 69-74

Abstract
  That falsity is a defect in belief can be captured with a prohibitive norm holding that truth is the necessary condition for permissibility of belief. Furthermore, such a formulation ...  Read More
Research Paper
Paradox and Relativism
8. Paradox and Relativism

H. Muhammad Legenhausen

Volume 11, Issue 21 , Autumn 2017, Pages 75-80

Abstract
  Since the time of Plato, relativism has been attacked as a self-refuting theory. Today, there are two basic kinds of argument that are used to show that global relativism is logically ...  Read More
Research Paper
Ibn Tufail as a SciArtist in the Treatise of  Hayy Ibn Yaqzan
9. Ibn Tufail as a SciArtist in the Treatise of Hayy Ibn Yaqzan

Nadia Maftouni

Volume 11, Issue 21 , Autumn 2017, Pages 81-91

Abstract
  Ibn Tufail as a scientist as well as an artist exposes the issues of human anatomy, autopsy, and vivisection and, thereby, could be regarded as a SciArtist. SciArt might be defined ...  Read More
Research Paper
The Relationship between Two Secular and Theological Interpretations of the Concept of Highest Good in Kant: With respect to the criticism of Andrews Reath’s paper “Two Conceptions of the Highest Good in Kant”
10. The Relationship between Two Secular and Theological Interpretations of the Concept of Highest Good in Kant: With respect to the criticism of Andrews Reath’s paper “Two Conceptions of the Highest Good in Kant”

Reza Mahouzi; Zohreh Saidi

Volume 11, Issue 21 , Autumn 2017, Pages 93-107

Abstract
  Discussing two common critiques on theological interpretations of the concept of the highest good in Kant’s moral philosophy in his paper, Two Conceptions of the Highest Good ...  Read More
Research Paper
A Reflection on Kristeva''''s Approach to the Structure of ''''Language''''
11. A Reflection on Kristeva''''s Approach to the Structure of ''''Language''''

Vahid NejadMohammad; Mahmoud Soufiani; Masoud Yaghoubi Notash

Volume 11, Issue 21 , Autumn 2017, Pages 109-117

Abstract
  Reaching out to history and subject in terms of meaning variation, Kristeva could show that language cannot simply be a Saussurean sign system. Rather, she went on to delineate that ...  Read More
Research Paper
What’s behind meaning?
12. What’s behind meaning?

Alberto Peruzzi

Volume 11, Issue 21 , Autumn 2017, Pages 119-145

Abstract
  The paper addresses the main questions to be dealt with by any semantic theory which is committed to provide an explanation of how meaning is possible. On one side the paper argues ...  Read More
Research Paper
Moderate Morality: An Interest-Based Contractarian Defense & its Applied Result in the Political Ethics of International Relations
13. Moderate Morality: An Interest-Based Contractarian Defense & its Applied Result in the Political Ethics of International Relations

Shirzad Peik Herfeh

Volume 11, Issue 21 , Autumn 2017, Pages 147-161

Abstract
  What is morality’s scope? Should all our actions be evaluated morally? Is it necessary to be causally responsible for harm to have a responsibility to reduce it? Is there a morally ...  Read More
Research Paper
The Necessity of Considering Folk Ethics  in Moral Philosophy
14. The Necessity of Considering Folk Ethics in Moral Philosophy

Jalal Peykani

Volume 11, Issue 21 , Autumn 2017, Pages 163-174

Abstract
  Contemporary ethics and moral philosophy need a kind of revision due to their negligence in human moral capacities, ordinary life, and humans’ expectations of ethics. The assumptions ...  Read More
Research Paper
Kant and Demystification of Ethics and Religion
15. Kant and Demystification of Ethics and Religion

Qodratullah Qorbani

Volume 11, Issue 21 , Autumn 2017, Pages 175-190

Abstract
  Kant's demystification is meant to put away any metaphysical and revealed elements from ethics and religion. Kant, fulfilling this, first argues that metaphysical questions of reason, ...  Read More
Research Paper
Beyond Cross- Cultural Philosophy:  Towards a New Enlightenment
16. Beyond Cross- Cultural Philosophy: Towards a New Enlightenment

Detlev Quintern

Volume 11, Issue 21 , Autumn 2017, Pages 191-204

Abstract
  The acculturalization of humanities from the late 1980ies onwards led not only to imagined different worlds (e.g. West / Islam), postmodernity overshadowed also common grounds of world`s ...  Read More
Research Paper
Comparative Study of Aquinas and Kant‘s Narration of Ethics and Theology
17. Comparative Study of Aquinas and Kant‘s Narration of Ethics and Theology

Mohammad Raayat jahromi

Volume 11, Issue 21 , Autumn 2017, Pages 205-215

Abstract
  Since Kant is a son of his time, his thought is originally rooted in the Enlightenment. The distinction between theoretical and practical reason, formal and material conscientiousness, ...  Read More
Research Paper
Aristotle on the Cause of Being and of Coming to Be
18. Aristotle on the Cause of Being and of Coming to Be

Sebastian Weiner

Volume 11, Issue 21 , Autumn 2017, Pages 217-232

Abstract
  This paper considers Aristotle’s distinction between the cause of being and the cause of coming to be. It is intended to show that Aristotle is able to unify both kinds of causes ...  Read More
Research Paper
Phenomenology of love:  The Destructive and Constructive Nature of Love
19. Phenomenology of love: The Destructive and Constructive Nature of Love

Alireza Farnam; Masumeh Zamanlu; Sahar Khoshdeli

Volume 11, Issue 21 , Autumn 2017, Pages 233-242

Abstract
  Love, this eminent humane experience, has been explored not only by writers and poets, but also by philosophers, psychologists and even experimental scientists. This paper aims to discuss ...  Read More