Category: Philosophy

Sophistry and Socrates: Similarities and Differences

Socrates found nothing in the sophists’ arguments concerning human affairs but the self-inflicted imaginary wisdom. In his view, reasonable and creative activity of an individual, as well as any positive personal development, are theoretically and practically impossible without the recognition of absolute truth and the true norms of human activity. However, their views had much […]



“Self-Reliance” is a masterpiece written by Ralph Waldo Emerson, who was and still is considered as one of the greatest philosophers. Reading his works helps individuals to get the essence of personal development and carve the American individualism ethics. The objective of the following paper is to provide the response to the short story that […]