Themes and Explorations in the Romanian Philosophy comprises studies that analyse a selection of important Romanian philosophical papers, written by different authors, with different purposes, in different social and cultural contexts, in the 18th, 19th and 20th century.
From the 18th and 19th century, the author chooses to analyse:
1. Books II and IV of the paper Sacro-sanctae scientiae indepingibilis imago (around 1700) by Dimitrie Cantemir;
2. The historical and scientific context of functioning of the Princely Academies of Bucharest and Jassy (1707-1821);
3. The project of a Romanian university in Transylvannia, by Simion Bãrnuțiu, after the 1848 Revolution.
From the 20th century, the author investigates the following:
1. The first part of Traian Brãileanu’s book, On the Conditions of Conscience and Knowledge (1912);
2. Mircea Florian’s approach on recessivity and contradiction;
3. The relation between systematical philosophy and religion in Lucian Blaga’s works;
4. Nae Ionescu’s approach on metaphysics;
5. Shared philosophical ideas of young philosophers in interwar period (Mircea Vulcãnescu, Paul Sterian, Constantin Noica).