Mini Courses in Philosophy

A Mini-Course in The Course of Philosophy After Aristotle

  These mini-courses study the growth of philosophy after its emergence in the early Greek Schools, and traces the development of philosophic thought from Socrates...

A Mini-Course in The Philosophy of Aristotle

These mini-courses study the growth of philosophy after its emergence in the early Greek Schools, and traces the development of philosophic thought from Socrates...

Introduction: What is Philosophy and Why is it Important?

1. The Name Philosophy The word philosophy is a combination of two Greek nouns, philia which means "love" or "friendship," and sophia which means "wisdom."...

The Myth of Moral Relativism

BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. The purpose of this brief essay is to show that moral (or ethical) relativism is a philosophical myth that is accepted...

An Overview of Natural Law Theory

BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. Natural law theory is one of the most important theories in the philosophy of Classical Realism. It is also widely misunderstood...

Part 6: The Virtue of Prudence, Vices Associated with Prudence

THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS A Brief Introduction to Ethics by Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. PART SIX The Virtue of Prudence Vices Associated...

Part 5: The Virtue of Fortitude, Counterfeit Courage, Virtues Associated with Fortitude, Patience and...

THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS A Brief Introduction to Ethics BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. PART FIVE The Virtue of Fortitude Counterfeit Courage ...

Part 4: The Virtue of Temperance, The Vices of Indulgence, Living a Life of...

THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS A Brief Introduction to Ethics BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. PART FOUR The Virtue of Temperance The Vices...

Part 2: Is there an Ultimate End for Human Action?

THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS A Brief Introduction to Ethics BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. PART TWO Is there an Ultimate End for Human Action? ...

Metaphysics and Its Problems – Jonathan Dolhenty

By Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. Life is a continuous succession of economic, moral, judicial, political, artistic, and literary phenomena, which are closely interwoven and constantly changing....

Philosophy and Science

By Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. Modern man is fascinated by science. Today he possesses a wider knowledge of scientific truths than ever before, and everything indicates...

The Logical Question: A Mini Course in Logic

This mini-course deals with the question of correct procedure in thinking things out, that is to say, in reasoning. Here we investigate the process...

The Course of Philosophy After Aristotle

These mini-courses study the growth of philosophy after its emergence in the early Greek Schools, and traces the development of philosophic thought from Socrates...

The Philosophy of Socrates and Plato

By Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. These mini-courses study the growth of philosophy after its emergence in the early Greek Schools, and traces the development of philosophic...

Some Preliminary Remarks for Students About the History of Philosophy

By Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. Philosophy is an edifice -- the highest and most stable edifice -- of human reason, which moves from the firm foundation...

Philosophy and Life

By Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. One of the gravest and most unjustified prejudices which circulates, especially among those who for the first time delve into philosophy,...