Diogenes of Oinoanda and the Epicurean Epistemology of Dreams



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Hegel and Kierkegaard on the relation between truth, selfhood and authorship
Durmuş, Sevde; Çırakman, Elif; Department of Philosophy (2018)
The primary purpose of this study is to read Hegel and Kierkegaard together by focusing on the relation of the themes of truth, selfhood and authorship. Starting with the exposition of Kierkegaard’s idea of “truth as subjectivity,” I will show how his understanding of truth is revealed throughout the journey of becoming a true self. Later, I will inquire Hegel’s understanding of truth by addressing a Kierkegaardian question regarding the place of selfhood in the search of truth. This question will direct me...
Epicurus and Kant: a comparison of their ethical systems
Kutan, Ali Haydar; Turan, Şeref Halil; Department of Philosophy (2010)
In this Study, the empiricist ethical system of Epicurus and idealist ethical system of Kant will be compared. Kant maintains that as Epicurus’ ethics regards morality as a means for the attainment of happiness, it is nothing but a self-love ethics. He, for this reason, calls Epicurean morality “selfishness.” According to Kant, the maxims of happiness can be known only through experience but he says, experience can never produce a law which is universal and necessary. He contends that as Epicurean ethics ha...
Heidegger and Foucault: On the Relation Between the Anxiety-Engendering-Truth and Being-Towards-Freedom
Karademir, Aret (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2013-08-01)
In his very last, now famous, interview, Michel Foucault states that his philosophical thought was shaped by his reading of Heidegger, even though he does not specify what aspects of Heidegger's philosophy inspired him in the first place. However, his last interview is not the only place where Foucault refers to Heidegger as his intellectual guide. In his 1981/1982 lecture course, The Hermeneutics of the Subject, Foucault confesses that the way Heidegger conceptualized the relationship between subject and t...
Nietzsche on the Relation Between Language and Philosophy
Yıldız, Necdet; İnam, Ahmet; Department of Philosophy (2013)
This thesis analyzes the relation between language and philosophy in the thought of Nietzsche. Nietzsche criticized philosophy as traditional metaphysics mainly because he thinks that it denies life. What in language is life-denying for Nietzsche? In this study, an answer to this question is attempted, and Nietzsche’s usage of language is claimed to be consistent with his criticism of the metaphysics of language.
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R. Güremen, Diogenes of Oinoanda and the Epicurean Epistemology of Dreams. 2017.