Criticism of animal-machine concept

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The refutation of the animal-machine hypothesis can be made by the comparison between the organization of machines and living beings. For this it is possible to rely on the definition of living being developed by Jean-Baptiste Lamarck. Lamarck notes that … Read More

The concept in postmodern philosophy

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There are several conceptions of the status of existence of the concept. This status is central to all philosophy, not only in the field of knowledge (how concepts are formed?, does the concept indicate an essence?, etc.), but also in … Read More

The concept in analytic philosophy

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In the twentieth century, Frege and Carnap, opposed to “psychologism”, preferred to consider concepts as abstract entities. It is not obvious, however, that a concept is identified with the meaning of a term, the sense of intension or denotation: Hilary … Read More

The significance of the concept of entrepreneur and entrepreneurship

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Entrepreneurship is a process that involves identifying and pursuing a business opportunity to capitalize it. Entrepreneurship began to be recognized during the French monarch Louis XIV who used to say that “bourgeois and craftsmen will become the artisans of wealth.” … Read More

The concept of concept in philosophy

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A concept is a sum of thought, which, when linked to other sum of thought, can form a proposition. A concept is a signifier which can be expressed by means of a signifier (a word or a statement), and it … Read More

Politics

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Polysemic concept, the politics covers at least three meanings: politics in its broadest sense, that of civility or Politikos, indicates the general framework of an organized and developed society; specifically, the politics, within the meaning of Politeia, refers to the … Read More