Modern philosophy in the Western world is defined as
themes and projects in philosophy conducted within the last four
Modern philosophy in the Western world is defined as themes and projects in philosophy conducted within the last four decades.
In the 1950s, academic philosophy throughout the Western world was preoccupied by several philosophical trends and schools, which were, more or less, clearly demarcated. In Europe excluding Britain, process philosophy, existentialism and existential phenomenology were leading philosophical movements.
Main Topics of Contemporary Philosophy
These 4 persons popularized contemporary philosophy the most. From top-left clockwise: Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Kafka, Dostoevsky
Neopragmatism: Neopragmatism, sometimes called linguistic pragmatism, is a recent (since the 1960s) philosophical term for philosophy that reintroduces many concepts from pragmatism.
Postmodern philosophy: Postmodern philosophy is a new and complex trend of thought.
Beginning as a critique of Continental philosophy, it was