Western Philosophy

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Western Philosophy by Mind Map: Western Philosophy

1. Being and Reality

1.1. The Allegory of the Cave - Plato

1.2. Metaphysics, Old and New - Immanuel Kant

1.3. Nothing Outside the Mind - George Berkeley

1.4. Simulacra and Simulation - Jean Baudrillard

2. Mind and Body

2.1. The Problem of Other Minds - John Stuart Hill

2.2. The Immortal Soul - Plato

2.2.1. New node

2.3. The Myth of the "Ghost in the Machine" - Gilbert Ryle

3. Knowledge and Certainty

3.1. Experience and Understanding - Immanuel Kant

3.2. Scepticism versus Human Nature - David Hume

3.3. Knowledge versus Opinion - Plato

4. The Self and Freedom

4.1. Selfhood and Narrative Understanding - Charles Taylor

4.2. Condemned to be Free - Jean-Paul Sartre

4.3. Absolute Determinism - Pierre Simon de Laplace

5. Beauty and Art

5.1. Art as Imitation - Plato

5.2. The Concept of the Beautiful - Immanuel Kant

5.3. The Two Faces of Art - Friedrich Nietzsche

5.3.1. New node

6. Language and Meaning

6.1. The Meaning of Words - Plato

6.2. Abstract General Ideas - John Locke

6.3. Language, Reason and Animal Utterance - René Descartes