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Essentialism: The Logical Fallacy Plaguing Us Since Plato

Laurie Wastell | newdiscourses.com Everyone knows the names Plato and Aristotle. The Ancient Athenian philosophers are widely celebrated as founders of the western intellectual tradition, and they continue to exert immense influence on our thought and culture today. Yet since … Continue reading

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Rousseau, Aristotle, and Freud on Political Narcissism

Wes Alwan Partially Examined Life Rousseau was not a cheerful fellow. According to Terry Eagleton, he’d be even less cheerful if he were alive to see what has happened to the public sphere and educational system in Europe: … would … Continue reading

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Introduction to Political Philosophy

Yale University This course is intended as an introduction to political philosophy as seen through an examination of some of the major texts and thinkers of the Western political tradition. Three broad themes that are central to understanding political life … Continue reading

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Philosophy – Bryan Magee

Miles Burnyeat on Plato, Martha Nussbaum on Aristotle, Anthony Quinton on Spinoza and Leibniz, Anthony Kenny on Medieval Philosophy

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