John Locke’s Second Treatise of Government – A Summary

In 1689, John Locke, an English philosopher, wrote and published two Treatises of Government. The First Treatise was a rebuttal and response to Robert Filmer’s “Patriarcha”, while the Second Treatise outlines his views and plans or ideas for a better society. Both these works had and continue to have a massive influence on the political … Read more

A History of Western Philosophy – Bertrand Russell ( Summary )

Bertrand Russell’s book provides a comprehensive insight into the history of western philosophy. It is regarded as one of the most significant philosophical works of all time. It is a dazzlingly unique examination of the ideologies of critical philosophers throughout history, from Plato and Aristotle through Kant and the twentieth century. His work is divided … Read more

are you a conformist ?

Generally, a person who is confined to a particular behaviour or practices is said to be a “Conformist.” A conformist behaves or thinks like the other people in a group and doesn’t do anything unusual. People often are confined for a desire for security within a group of similar age, culture, religion or educational status. … Read more

Does god really exist ?

In our childhood, we had curious thoughts like who creates flowers, who pours water inside the coconut, who teaches birds to fly, what causes fish to swim, why can’t humans be like birds or fishes, and much more. The usual answer to such questions was “God does it”. Then the would arise who is God? … Read more

understanding god’s will

We live in a world where we encounter different types of people, different types of situations, an overwhelming array of problems and equally fascinating solutions to them. The world consists of both good and evil. But now, the question arises, why evil? Why does the world consist of evil people? As saddening it is, good … Read more

Plato – Biography, philosophy, Works, Contribution

Plato was said to be an ancient Greek philosopher. he studied Socrates also he was a teacher of Aristotle and he found the academy. He authored philosophical works of unparalleled influences. He influenced many of the writers or researchers such as Heraclitus, Parmenides, and Pythagoreans. There have been many controversies for Plato’s work as it … Read more