Tag: Philosophy

  • Robert Spaemann on Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Robert Spaemann on Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Robert Spaemann (1927–2018) is a German Catholic Philosopher who engaged in his political philosophy with an early critic of the Enlightenment, Jean-Jacques Rousseau. What are the arguments in this discussion?

  • Meaning or Presence?

    Meaning or Presence?

    Based on the historical observation, however, that certain cultures, like our own “modern” culture, for example, have a greater tendency than other cultures to bracket the dimension of presence and its implications, I have come to propose a typology between “meaning cultures” and “presence cultures.”