Appearance, Reality, and Beyond
Volume 1, Issue 1 (2013)
In political and social philosophy, the philosophy of culture, and in the field of cognitive sciences—supported by the neurosciences, biology and psychology—the same metaphysical aim may today be observed, that is an aspiration to discover, still unattainable, the border between Appearance and Reality. In this context, how can we form various models of ethics, theories of laws or political systems if we are unable to give “clear and distinct” criteria of what is real, and thus what is true?
Karl AchamÜber Schein und Wirklichkeit Ephemeres und Bedeutsames. Zur Aktualität alter Unterscheidungen im Lichte neuer Fragen [On the Appearance and Reality of the Ephemeral and the Significant. The Relevance of Old Differences in the Light of New Questions] (de)