Phenomenology (from the Greek: φαινόμενον (phainómenon), “what appears”; and λόγος (lógos), “study”) is a current of thought of the twentieth century founded by Edmund Husserl with the aim of making philosophy a scientific discipline. It takes its name from its … Read More
A library (from ancient Greek βιϐλιοθήκη: biblio, “book”; thêkê, “deposit”) is the place where an organized collection of books is kept and read. There are private libraries – including rich libraries open to the public – and public libraries. Libraries … Read More
Negative freedom Negative freedom, or freedom ”from”, or freedom as an absence of impediment, indicates within the political terminology the possibility that someone has to act without anyone intervening to hinder him or even the decision to remain passive without … Read More
In Europe, publishers are part of a highly competitive media market. The publishing sector deals mostly with newspapers, magazines, books and directories. In 2010, the EU publishing sector was composed of around 90 000 enterprises, collectively employing 900 000 persons … Read More
In the old days, many people thought that animals couldn’t feel anything and therefore had no self-interest. Many Cartesians seem to have taken this view, although according to John Cottingham, Descartes himself did not defend such a point of view. … Read More
Az “Egy Éva naplója” című könyv egy személyes napló, amely őszinteségében különbözik a többi könyvtől pusztán azzal a ténnyel, hogy az olvasók barátja. Ebben könyvben a hangsúly főként a szükséges önismereten van mielőtt kötődnénk valakihez és azt mondanánk hogy a … Read More
Criticisms of utilitarianism come from different authors, from various currents of anti-utilitarian thought as well as from various social movements such as environmental movements and alter-globalist movements. Indifference to inequality In its cardinal versions, total or average utilitarianism, utilitarianism does … Read More
The author writes the text. If there is a collaborative work, there may be several authors. The author gives or not the rights for use of his work to a publishing house which is in charge of the broadcast, depending on the jurisdiction. At the writing level, it must be distinguished between the essays of creative works on one hand, and works ordered by publishers on the other hand. The essays address technical and scientific fields or current events.
The publisher, on behalf of his publishing house, took most of the financial risk of publishing (layout and model, if necessary, translation, printing and distribution) and profit sharing between the author, distributor and bookseller.
Epicureanism is a current of Western philosophy whose main objective is the attainment of happiness by the satisfaction of only “natural and necessary” desires. It is a materialist and atomist doctrine which can be qualified either as reasoned hedonism or … Read More
There are many reasons that can lead a creator to make the decision to self-publish. The pursuit of complete autonomy, the desire to exercise control over the entire publication process, and the desire to offer the audience a more personal … Read More