A summary of the main ideas of the philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and his contributions to social contract theory.
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 beginning...
Calvin Coolidge said that law must rest on the "eternal foundations of righteousness. It is the task of the lawmaker to ascertain what are these "eternal foundations of righteousness" and apply them.
Engels' personal life and relationships must be considered when examining his political theory on women. Because ... in his personal life, he didn't practice what he preached.
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
The lost art of independent thought. Welcome to critical thinking; what it is, how to do it and why you should.
Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) was an incredibly intelligent philosopher who invented the widely debated moral standpoint of utilitarianism. Find out what this genius-philanthropist believed and what he did to make the...
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.