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On Liberty

By: John Stuart Mill

...sition that challenges our ideas on the very nature of government and society, and sheds light on some of the key issues we face today. A key text of political philosophy, On Liberty has been continuously in print since its first publication. (Summary by David Barnes)....

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The Coming of Messiah in Glory and Majesty: Volume II

By: Juan Josafat Ben Ezra

...of the stars of heaven; that is, of those principal men in the church, not only political men, but ecclesiastical doctors, and religious persons, wh... ...r portion not less in size reigneth idolatry, in another heresy, and in another philosophy, and in another barbarism, &c. And in this same sense, it...

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Politics

By: Aristotle

...The Politics , by the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, is one of the most influential texts in political philosophy. In it, Aristotle explores the role that the political community should play in developing the virtue of its citizens. One of his central ideas is that Man is a political animal, meaning that people can o...

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Veritas Neo: The New Vision for a New Reality

By: Kee

... System. As anyone could eventually do. It's not a matter of just speaking philosophy, or revolting against the system. It's all of these things toge... ...d that when humans interact with Machine intelligences, it isn't chess or philosophy or any other sort of “higher learning” that they expect as a re... ...ny kind, such as race, color, sex, sexual orientation, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, origin, ’... ...s or because said person differs in race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, property, birth, or other status, or origin; r... ...unalienable. Furthermore, no distinction shall be made on the basis of the political, jurisdictional or international status of the country or territo... ...may not be invoked in the case of prosecutions genuinely arising from non- political crimes or from acts contrary to the purposes and principles of th... ...iginal Purpose, race, sex, color, language, sexual orientation, religion, political or other opinion, property, birth, or other status. Furthermore, ...

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Prince, The

By: Niccolo Machiavelli

...ll Principe (The Prince) is a political treatise by the Florentine writer Niccolò Machiavelli, originally called “De Principatibus” (About Principalities). It was written around 1513, but not published until 1532, five years after Machiavelli’s death. The...

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On the Popular Judgment: That may be Right in Theory, but does not Hold Good in the Praxis

By: Immanuel Kant ; ed. D.E. Wittkower

...ances himself from Thomas Hobbes, and in the third, Moses Mendelssohn. The three taken together are representative of the breadth of Kant’s moral and political thought; the first section being concerned with the individual, the second with the state, and the third with the species. Although this is, on the whole, a difficult piece to approach, the second and third sections...

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Live an Inspiring Life

By: Wally Amos

...became tens of thousands of dollars. Americans were surprised to see two political enemies, the former presidents George Herbert Walker Bush and Bi... ...tions, industry associations, and universities with his inspiring "do it" philosophy. His fame is grounded in quality, substance, and a positive att...

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The Power in You

By: Wally Amos

...eat scientists, inventors, playwrights, sports figures, business tycoons, political leaders and all others viewed as special are no more special tha... ...t." At that meeting on my first visit to St. Elmo, we were applying that philosophy by saving the cluster of ten houses that comprised St. Elmo Vil... ...the light bulb. Enthusiasm must have been the foundation of Henry Ford's philosophy that says: "Failure is not failure but the opportunity to begin... ...nk in terms of problems because the word problem carries with it a whole philosophy of defeat. We have come to believe THE POWER IN WORDS there m...

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The Ulysseans

By: Antonio Mercurio

...he four fundamental forces that make up the history of humanity, Religion, Philosophy, Science and Art, in a single field of energy. This attempt c... ...– The I and history, both modern and ancient. The I and science, the I and philosophy, the I and religion, the I and art. The I and the West. The I a... ...ize the opus of our lives, not through alchemy or asceticism, sainthood or philosophy, but by transferring the principles of art to life itself and b... ...ther. Here is another example. Let’s take it from politics. In a while a political campaign will begin. Imagine what the life of a politician is li... ...and not just to paintings and instruments. No longer are religion, art, philosophy and science separate fields, but religion, philosophy, science... ...to create a new one, and blend together elements that pertain to religion, philosophy, science and art. Let’s take this affirmation as a basic ... ...l to millions of miserable people who didn’t have one. He fought for their political, as well as their human, dignity. Gandhi was very political b... ...re rich and powerful. - Truth that unifies and does not create religious, political, relationship or family warfare. - Truth that unifies instead ... ...geared towards obtaining and developing the freedom of others, both on the political and the spiritual levels. His freedom was always connected to ...

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Two Treatises of Civil Government

By: John Locke

...The Two Treatises of Civil Government is a work of political philosophy published anonymously in 1689 by John Locke. The First Treatise is an extended attack on Sir Robert Filmer's Patriarcha , which argued for a divinely-ordained, hereditary, absolute monarchy. The more infl...

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Leviathan (Books III and IV)

By: Thomas Hobbes

...In Books 3 and 4 of Leviathan , Thomas Hobbes elaborates on the political philosophy set forth in the first two books, by considering the nature of a Christian commonwealth. Book 3 begins with a wealth of biblical scholarship, directed at establishing the authority of Scripture while at t...

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Republic, The

By: Plato

...The Republic is a Socratic dialogue by Plato, written in approximately 380 BC. It is one of the most influential works of philosophy and political theory, and arguably Plato's best known work. In it, Socrates and various other Athenians and foreigners discuss the meaning of justice and whether the just man is happier than the unjust man by const...

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Vindication of the Rights of Woman, A

By: Mary Wollstonecraft

...be treated as rational beings and imagined a social order founded on reason. - Today, Wollstonecraft is considered a foundational thinker in feminist philosophy. Her early advocacy of women's equality and her attacks on conventional femininity and the degradation of women presaged the later emergence of the feminist political movement. Feminist scholars and activists have ...

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Perpetual Peace: A Philosophic Essay

By: Immanuel Kant

...n of whether his theory is mere theory, or whether it bears translation into practice. In this, he distinguishes between the moral politician and the political moralist, pointing out ways in which practical considerations conceal and excuse behavior that leads us towards discord and war. This essay continues to be relevant, and of great importance today, much to our shame....

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...ully hand over the management of our daily lives and the setting of priorities to a political class or elite is thoroughly discredited. Politicians ... ...t closer to the right. Anarchism is an umbrella term covering disparate social and political theories - among them classic or cooperative anarchism... ...n), and communitarian anarchism (Daniel Guerin). The narrow (and familiar) form of political anarchism springs from the belief that human communiti... ...diment of said subversion. The logical outcome is to call for the overthrow of all political systems, as Michael Bakunin suggested. Governments sho... ...ssive, coercive, or bureaucratic." (Honderich, Ted, ed. - The Oxford Companion to Philosophy - Oxford University Press, New York, 1995 - p. 31) A... ...involvement in the economy in his influential and exquisitely-timed "Principles of Political Economy", published in 1848. Undaunted by mounting evi... ...ed: Natural Selection IS the vital power itself. Modern Physics is converging with Philosophy (possibly with the philosophical side of Religion as ... ...ors and, lately, by (neuronal) network metaphors. Metaphors are not confined to the philosophy of neurology. Architects and mathematicians, for inst... ...ck to the future", communism was surely "forward to the past". Competition A. THE PHILOSOPHY OF COMPETITION The aims of competition (anti-trust) l...

...Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics....

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Speculations and Physics

By: Sam Vaknin, Ph. D.

...d: Natural Selection IS the vital power itself. Modern Physics is converging with Philosophy (possibly with the philosophical side of Religion as ... ...ent view of the scientific endeavor competes with a more modest, semantic school of philosophy of science. Many theories - especially ones with bre... ...stitions are less concerned with the physical Universe and more with human affairs. Political falsities - such as anti-Semitism - supplanted magic ... ...dvantage, to tackle questions that once were the exclusive preserve of religion or philosophy. The scientific method is ill-built to cope with such... ...erology, or other esoteric "systems". The emergence of "relative", New Age, and politically correct philosophies rendered science merely one opt... ...ts it applies to, the term's universe of applicability). As the Oxford Companion to Philosophy puts it (p. 411): " A context of a form of words is ... ...ew theory is invented. Incorporation is the sworn enemy of parsimony because it is politically motivated. It keeps everyone happy by not giving up ... ...rate with the powers that be: with the industrial base, the military complex, the political elite, the intellectual cliques in vogue. Institutiona... ...elds of finance and economics, and numerous articles dealing with geopolitical and political economic issues published in both print and Web period...

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Sappho's Journal

By: Paul Alexander Bartlett

... xiii PREFACE Steven James Bartlett Senior Research Professor of Philosophy, Oregon State University and Visiting Scholar in Psychology & ... ...us in his library. He has taken heart, at last, and is pouring out words, political invective. I sit, amazed. Even his dead eyes have gathered light...

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Theory of the Person

By: Antonio Mercurio

...oice”. This phrase refers to those who entrust themselves to those who have political power, placing all their aspirations and dreams in them. What d... ...sonal and Cosmic SELF and not to God, to that God that has been created by philosophy and theology, in other words by other men like you and me. ...

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Paradoxism and Postmodernism in Florenitin Smarandache's Work

By: Ion Soare

...ache himself finds out - in his play Antique Tragedy - paradoxes in the Greek philosophy, without fear or other resentments. The debate among the thr... ...es out that the artistic/literary ground is at least as important as the socio-political source of the movement. It is right that in the beg... ...m the affiliation to logic or aesthetics of this notion -”an old structure in philosophy and a matter of study in logic”(Titu Popescu), Smarandache ... ...beauty behalf, that could be framed within the general-positive principles of philosophy. The absolute reached by Smarandache belongs to the postmode... ...s limit, transforming the literature in something else: informatics, graphics, philosophy etc.(blank pages, signs, drawings etc.). There are signifi... ...e communists’ sin(...) In occident were granted Nobel prizes for literature on political reasons.”(p.46); or “ The American culture has declined to t... ...the science, technics and informational revolution”(p.47). The expression of political ideas and conceptions is unostentatious and without a vindict... ...” (C.M.Popa), brake the radicalization of his approach. If in the case of the political personalities his irreverence reaches the iconoclasty, as re... ... • the paradoxism started as a new contest, as regards the theme - against the political totalitarism and as regards the style - against the “ classi...

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Hypotheses on Ulysses

By: Antonio Mercurio

... creating a scandal, and so they can easily circulate without religious or political censure attacking them, as instead happens later on with Socrat...

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