The development of Confucianism until its official recognition

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The main disciples of the master are called the Twelve Philosophers and revered in Confucian temples. When Confucianism becomes official doctrine for the recruitment of civil servants under the previous Han, we can already distinguish different currents. Thereafter, two thousand … Read More

Conceptualism

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Conceptualism is a philosophical theory that a concept (general or abstract idea) is a mental object, and only that. A concept (idea of ​​pink, red) is distinct from the things to which it can apply (a concrete red rose), which … Read More

Two possible approaches of the philosophy of language

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(Parmenides, detail from The School of Athens by Raphael. “You cannot know what is not, you cannot grasp or express it; for thought and being are the same thing. (Parmenides).) In general, there are two possible approaches to the problem … Read More

Medieval philosophy

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Medieval philosophy is the set of works and philosophical currents developed during the Middle Ages in a slightly larger geographic area than that of the Hellenistic and Roman world of Antiquity, and in which Judaism, Christianity and Islam were developed. … Read More

African philosophy

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(Colossal statues of Ramesses II at Abu Simbel, Egypt, date from around 1400 BC. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Abu_Simbel_Main_Temple_(2346939149).jpg) If it must be said that the expression “African philosophy” posed a problem of the same ilk as that declared with the expression “Chinese philosophy”. … Read More

COVID epidemic and Plato’s cave

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COVID-19 has wreaked havoc worldwide, socially and economically. The epidemic may have led to physical isolation, but also an unprecedented avalanche of knowledge through fake news, misinformation and conspiracy theories. We have become increasingly dependent on social media for information, … Read More

Ethics of Emotional Intelligence in Organizations

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According to Richard Sennett, concepts such as flexibility, decentralization and control, work ethic and teamwork in the New Economy have led to disorientation and emotional and psychological undermining of the individual, stating that “a regime which provides human beings no … Read More

The Philosophy of Emotional Intelligence in Organizations

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In 1993, Putnam and Mumby observed that: “People regard emotion as a value-laden concept which is often treated as ‘inappropriate’ for organizational life. In particular, emotional reactions are often seen as ‘disruptive’, ‘illogical’, ‘biased’ and ‘weak’. Emotion, then, becomes a … Read More

Emotional Intelligence in Eastern Philosophy

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Wisdom in Hinduism regards self-knowledge as the truth, the basis of all Creation, of Shristi. It would turn out that the wise is a person with the self-consciousness of the whole creation in all its facets and forms. There are … Read More

Philosophy of Emotional Intelligence

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A concept adjacent to emotional intelligence, apatheia, often incompletely translated by apathy and incorrectly by indifference, was considered by the Stoics as a state of mind not disturbed by passions, being seen as a quality that characterized the philosophical wisdom. … Read More

Ethics of Emotions

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Emotions have often been considered a threat to morality and rationality; in the Romantic tradition, passions were placed at the center of both human individuality and moral life. This ambivalence has led to an ambiguity between the terms of emotions … Read More

Philosophy of Emotions

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The emotion was excluded from knowledge since ancient times, when Democritus stated that “Medicine cures diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from emotions”. (Diels și Kranz 1951, 68 B 31) Such a view says that “reason should be … Read More

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