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.
Machiavelli, the name is a blessing and a curse. A compelling argument for why Machiavelli is so important to the modern world.
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...
A summary of the main ideas of the philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and his contributions to social contract theory.
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.
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
Government should be based on Christian principles that are widely recognized in western democratic societies. They are revelation, law, justice, constraint, and humanity.
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 authority of...
The Prince endures because it speaks to our times. In fact, ever since it was written, it has always spoken to the “current” times. The lessons in it can be applied to ruling monarchs, businesspeople, or even...