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American History IV: Founded in Liberalism, Conservatism, and Socialism - Part 3: Active State Liberalism 
Liberals come in two flavors, those who believe gov't has a role to play in helping citizens achieve success and those who believe individuals are totally responsible for their own fate, come what may
A summary of the main ideas of the philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and his contributions to social contract theory.
John Stuart Mill was truly a genius. Find out what he believed and see how his opinions poke at the fundamental question of what really is morality and why we do what we do.
Many children in the United States grow up with their parents reading aloud some sort of Dr. Seuss book. They can distinctly recognize the rhymes and identify the illustrations, his signatures.
The Federalists and Anti-Federalists were the original parties of the United States of America. "Federalists vs Anti-Federalists" covers the differences between these political parties and issues faced in the...
The French Enlightenment writer and philosopher Voltaire was a man of wit, courage and tenacity. He defended free speech under the censorship of the "old regime" in France, challenged the conventional...
Assessing the Suitability of John Locke's Social Contract Theory as a Basis for Modern Social Interaction
A brief examination of John Locke's Social Contract Theory, and its application to modern life
It's difficult to imagine laziness could possibly be a virtue. Since we were a small child, we've been programmed that hard work is the method of choice. What if I told you there was another way?
Subjectivism is the philosophical theory that ascribes to the individual mind or subject and its sensations,, ideas, attitudes, feelings, emotions, and beliefs a privileged or preeminent status in the world order and in...
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