Kant's "Moral Duties"

One of the most difficult tasks is to give the interpretation of Kant’s moral duty. The definition of moral duty is a contradictory one even according to Kant’s own terminology. One of the reasons is his usage of the term duty. Paton believes that Kant uses the moral duty to define the motive of obeying the moral law. A person does s...

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A Religious Social Role

Hinduism is the national Indian religion and one of the major world religions. Hinduism appeared on the Indian subcontinent, and more than 90 % of people, who practice this religion, live in the Republic of India. Apart from that, the communes of Hindu exist in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Republic of South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, and Guya...

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On Being An Atheist

The disputes on the nature of the Universe, the essence of human life and the proofs of the existence of God have been present throughout many centuries since people have been interested of the role of religion in their life. Many researchers dedicated works to the idea of the essence of God and His presence in our everyday life. People all arou...

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Descartes’ Philosophy

The concept of “world view” is figurative-conceptual structure of the Universe in which the person and mankind aspire to define their place. The world pictures that are taking a person away to a certain place in the Universe and helping him to be guided in his life, grow out spiritually-practical activities of people. Scientific, rel...

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The Historical Aspects of Ancient Greece

Abstract The history of philosophy has a special place among the philosophical disciplines. The historical approach to the subject, the study of the formation and development of philosophy is one way of researching many vital issues. The historical examples of the interpretation of certain philosophical problems provide an opportunity to unders...

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Philosophy: What Is Happiness?

From the psychological viewpoint, the concept of happiness could be considered as a sensual or mental state of a person identified by the display of pleasant and positive emotions. There is a range of approaches to defining the concept of happiness including biological, religious, and philosophical theories. The latter is the most complicated on...

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