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Socialism | Internet Encyclopedia of PhilosophySocialism is both an economic system and an ideology (in the non-pejorative sense of that term). A socialist economy features social rather than private ownership of the means of production. It also typically organizes economic activity through planning rather than market forces, and gears production towards needs satisfaction rather than profit accumulation. Socialist...1
Phenomenological Psychology | Internet Encyclopedia of PhilosophyPhenomenological psychology is the use of the phenomenological method to gain insights regarding topics related to psychology. Though researchers and thinkers throughout the history of philosophy have identified their work as contributing to phenomenological psychology, how people understand phenomenological psychology is a matter of some controversy.1
Plato: The Republic | Internet Encyclopedia of PhilosophySince the mid-nineteenth century, the has been Plato's most famous and widely read dialogue. As in most other Platonic dialogues the main character is Socrates. It is generally accepted that the belongs to the dialogues of Plato's middle period.
Girard, Rene | Internet Encyclopedia of PhilosophyRené Girard's thought defies classification. He has written from the perspective of a wide variety of disciplines: Literary Criticism, Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology, History, Biblical Hermeneutics and Theology. Although he rarely calls himself a philosopher, many philosophical implications can be derived from his work.