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Attended by students and teachers who were once taught by Dr Arif, the auditorium exuded frustration and sadness of losing a brave soul. However, the chief guest chair remained empty as the Karachi University Vice-Chancellor failed to turn up for the meeting. A political philosopher, Dr Arif is remembered ...
Back in the early 1970s, political philosopher Michael Walzer argued that Americans not only tolerate but actually want their presidents to “dirty their hands” during times of national emergency if doing so is necessary to protect the nation. Walzer's position has been debated ever since he formulated it, ...

Mary Shelley's illustrious parentage – her mother was the pioneering feminist writer Mary Wollstonecraft, and her father political philosopher William Godwin – combined with her own literary achievements has ensured that her life is more comprehensively documented than most women of the era. In the ...
Later French and German political philosophers and politicians emphasized other goals such as equality, brotherhood and physical comfort which were pursued by sundry revolutions around the world, with questionable success. To date, the American Revolution and subsequent constitutional addendum ...
Baron de Montesquieu (1689-1755), political philosopher; Daniel Webster (1782-1852), statesman/orator; A.A. Milne (1882-1956), children's author; Cary Grant (1904-1986), actor; Danny Kaye (1911-1987), entertainer; Kevin Costner (1955-), actor; Mark Messier (1961-), hockey player; Dave Attell (1965-), ...
Few if any books ever published can have promised the reader as much as How to Think, by Professor Alan Jacobs. I hope I am not giving too much away if I say at the outset that it does not entirely succeed in its purpose. It did succeed, however, in inducing this reviewer to consider at some length the ...

By the way, an estimated 2 million people died during China's Cultural Revolution. More recent praise for murdering tyrants came from Anita Dunn, President Barack Obama's acting communications director in 2009, who said, “Two of my favorite political philosophers (are) Mao Zedong and Mother Teresa.”.
By the way, an estimated 2 million people died during China's Cultural Revolution. More recent praise for murdering tyrants came from Anita Dunn, President Barack Obama's acting communications director in 2009, who said, "Two of my favorite political philosophers (are) Mao Zedong and Mother Teresa.".
In the 19th century it was used to describe the people who believed in liberty, understood in the individualistic sense of British and French economists and political philosophers such as Adam Smith, John Locke, Jean Baptiste Say, and David Hume. It was a creed unifying the belief in free markets with the ...
Political philosopher John Rawls proposed a simple test of whether we have achieved a fair society: if we put ourselves behind what he called the "veil of ignorance", imagining ourselves as a rational being before our own birth, would we feel safe to be born into an unknown context? Probably not.
That would mean Chinese Communists now hold all of the advantages that political philosophers ascribe to authoritarian societies, as well as the advantages that accrue to liberal societies in places like Europe, North America, or maritime Asia. They can command and control. Rulers in Beijing can ordain ...
Developments in philosophy have shaped the way we have thought for centuries. Even the principles of the United States as detailed in the Constitution are based first in philosophical theory. The founding fathers were, in a way, political philosophers. So while philosophy may never make a technological ...
According to political philosopher Robert Dahl, pluralism is the restricted dispersion of power among many groups of interested and involved citizens. Today's pluralism, however, is distorted into what political philosopher Theodore Lowi calls “interest-group” liberalism. Policies, for example, are judged by ...
When we elected Barack Obama president, we selected not only a chief of the executive branch of government, but a chief political philosopher as well. As philosopher-in-chief, Obama could divine the future, could see the arc of history to which the rest of us mortals are blind, and knew just what the ...
Some years ago, the French political philosopher Bertrand de Jouvenel surprised the political class of his country by endorsing a socialist for president of France. Since de Jouvenel was a critic of collectivism and schemes of redistribution of wealth, his act was inexplicable to many. But de Jouvenel said the ...
Professor Glen Newey, who has died in a boating accident aged 56, was a combative political philosopher who took a clear-eyed approach to the limitations of liberal democracy, seeking to understand the processes involved when ideals such as toleration and liberty come up against the realities of conflict ...
Political philosopher Leo Strauss went so far as to write a letter in 1956 to complain. The journal's editor, Willmoore Kendall, acknowledged there was an “anti-Israel bias among my colleagues, and in Right-wing circles in general.” Although Kendall emphasized that he did not believe that anti-Semitism was ...

Anarchy, State, and Utopia. 10. John Rawls (1921-2002). A political philosopher out of Harvard who is often considered the greatest political philosopher of the 20th century. His Magnum Opus, A Theory of Justice, introduced the idea of “Justice as Fairness”, asking us what kind of world we would build if we ...
But too many Americans have become so gullible that they are afraid to even get the facts about which immigrants have done well and improved America, and which have become a burden that can drag us all down. THOMAS SOWELL is an American economist, turned social theorist, political philosopher ...
Today's Birthdays: Linguist and political philosopher Noam Chomsky is 89. Bluegrass singer Bobby Osborne is 86. Actress Ellen Burstyn is 85. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., is 80. Broadcast journalist Carole Simpson is 77. Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench is 70. Actor-director-producer James Keach is ...
Today is Thursday, Dec. 7, the 341st day of 2017. There are 24 days left in the year. Birthdays: Linguist and political philosopher Noam Chomsky is 89. Actress Ellen Burstyn is 85. Republican Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi is 80. Broadcast journalist Carole Simpson is 77. Baseball Hall of Famer ...
Next up is a powerful blast from a more-distant past: an essay by the great 19th-century British political philosopher Auberon Herbert. Herbert's ...
Thomas Hobbes, the English political philosopher, claimed in his 1761 book “Leviathan” that we would all lead “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish ...
Auberon Herbert (1838–1906) was a British political philosopher, writer, and member of Parliament. He recognized and conveyed in many ...
Political philosopher Thom Brooks said: "With the problems Theresa May has been having at home – with a weak minority government – we ...
Immediately after it became apparent that Donald Trump had been elected president of the United States, the political philosopher Mark Lilla ...
... discuss manifestos, such as the Ten Commandments and Christian ethics, as well as the political philosophers Hobbes, Rousseau and Marx.
These ideas of the Mahabharata deeply influenced the political philosophers of ancient India. The lecture will briefly review the evolution of the ...
... was quoting works by political philosophers Thomas Hobbes and Adam Smith, as well as citing passages from the United States Constitution ...
These ideas of the Mahabharata deeply influenced the political philosophers of ancient India. The lecture will briefly review the evolution of the ...
The remarkable if often misunderstood anti-fascist modern German-born American political philosopher Hannah Arendt (1906-1975), best ...
We have also put together an interactive map with some of the many fascinating political philosophers from across the globe. Find out more ...
“These people have a right to stay because they are here. Most people in the United States, including political philosophers, believe the right to ...
No political philosopher of our age has reached nearly so far in terms ... was one of the foremost political philosophers of the late twentieth and ...
“Liberalism is failing not because it fell short,” writes political philosopher Patrick J. Deneen in “The Tragedy of Liberalism,” “but because it was ...
The international work of the UK Church will not be "remotely affected" by Brexit, a Christian political philosopher has told Premier.
According to the moral philosopher TM Scanlon, “John Rawls was widely recognised as the greatest political philosopher of the 20th century.
It was the awareness of human fallibility that led political philosophers to externalize virtue by reposing it in God or in concepts like ...
And against the populist tear-them-down rage to disparage. The political philosopher Harvey Mansfield, Harvard's conservative, says education ...
... but no one has courage or energy enough to seek the cure,” as the political philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville wrote in 1838 in “Democracy ...
And against the populist tear-them-down rage to disparage. The political philosopher Harvey Mansfield, Harvard's conservative, says education ...
The political philosopher Harvey Mansfield, Harvard's conservative, says education should teach how to praise. How, that is, to recognize ...
Other names on the list include political philosopher Karl Marx, composer Ludwig van Beethoven and scientist Albert Einstein. The Nazis used ...
The political philosopher Harvey Mansfield, Harvard's conservative, says education should teach how to praise. How, that is, to recognize ...
Modern political philosophers disagree on many topics, but the whole range of them, from Thomas Hobbes (autocratic/totalitarian) to John ...
To explain, Arizona's David Schmidtz was already one of the world's most prominent political philosophers, with well-established libertarian ...
One of the best descriptions of what our aspirations should be was offered by the political philosopher Michael Sandel. “When politics goes well ...
Taking inspiration from political philosopher Baron de Montesquieu's book Spirit of Laws, the NDC MP wants a human face in the ...
Vox Day, game designer, political philosopher, and founder of Castalia House, saw the need for real diversity in comics and answered the call ...
One of the best descriptions of what our aspirations should be was offered by the political philosopher Michael Sandel. “When politics goes well ...


 

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