What role for philosophy in front of science?

Abstract: Of the two directions of thought, complexification and decomplexification, only one is necessary for the everyday use of science, while both are imperative for the more difficult exercise of philosophy. A matter subject to reductionism There are two directions of thinking: complexification and decomplexification, also called reductionism. These two directions are present in philosophy … Read more

Binswanger and the dimension of the Terrifying

Philosophers, like everyone else, have the worst nightmares. Martin Legros wakes up terrified when his daughter falls over the parapet of the roof of a building. He seeks the explanation from Ludwig Binswanger, founder of Daseinanalyse. According to him we come into contact, at the bottom of the nightmare, with a fundamental dimension of existence … Read more

Why do we wear makeup?

4 answers of philosophers proposed by Caroline Pernes on Philomag bring a 5th. Plato: a false adornment intended to conceal her true nature. Cosmetics is a “perverse, deceptive, vulgar and servile activity, which deceives by the looks it gives”. Montaigne: “The whole world is acting”. Makeup is a way of distinguishing between its social function … Read more

Complex Aristotle

Abstract: Aristotle, the most influential genius that Earth has carried, used the double look at things but lacked a framework to formalize the complex dimension. It unwittingly fostered an inextinguishable confrontation between materialism and idealism. The most demanding analytical mind goes astray if it is not in the right framework. Material and purpose The double … Read more