Political Philosophy and Ethics

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+ Introductions
* New Member Introductions
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 262 posts · 759 views
last updated Jul 20, 2018 05:12PM
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+ General Topics
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Rules and Housekeeping
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 18 posts · 179 views
last updated Aug 06, 2018 07:46AM
* In General
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 3 posts · 12 views
last updated Jul 09, 2018 07:15AM
Philosophy or History Generally
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 44 posts · 118 views
last updated Aug 10, 2018 08:18PM
Constructal Theory
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 70 posts · 22 views
last updated Aug 10, 2018 01:37PM
Public Discourse and Rhetoric
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 58 posts · 83 views
last updated Aug 10, 2018 11:56AM
Translation
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 31 posts · 45 views
last updated Aug 03, 2018 09:02AM
Reason, Logic, Evidence, and Critical Thinking
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 208 posts · 243 views
last updated Aug 03, 2018 08:44AM
Dissertation research suggestions
By Diana · 4 posts · 8 views
last updated Jul 11, 2018 04:05PM
Justice and Jurisprudence
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 54 posts · 74 views
last updated Jul 10, 2018 08:16AM
short books on Philosophy - recommendations please.
By Me · 28 posts · 150 views
last updated Jun 01, 2018 05:16AM
Political and Ethical Philosophy in Fictional Works
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 69 posts · 152 views
last updated May 06, 2018 02:01PM
Apt Quotes
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 28 posts · 113 views
last updated Apr 28, 2018 09:24AM
Phenomenology and Theory
By Daniel · 15 posts · 72 views
last updated Mar 13, 2018 07:46AM
Gordon Brown
By Fred · 3 posts · 28 views
last updated Apr 15, 2017 03:30AM
* General Remarks about Political Philosophy
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 59 posts · 264 views
last updated Oct 20, 2017 05:59AM
* Types of Government: General Discussion
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 10 posts · 157 views
last updated Jun 03, 2018 02:39AM
United States Constitution and Government
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 635 posts · 239 views
last updated Aug 13, 2018 05:27PM
Political Polarization, Social Divisions and the Future of Democracy
By Anatol · 28 posts · 26 views
last updated Aug 13, 2018 08:17AM
Adam Smith (1723-90)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 33 posts · 58 views
last updated Aug 05, 2018 12:10PM
Parliamentary Democracy
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 14 posts · 66 views
last updated Aug 05, 2018 04:41AM
Electoral College (USA) and Other Issues Regarding Electoral Procedures
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 129 posts · 90 views
last updated Aug 03, 2018 06:23AM
Karl Popper (1902-94)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 30 posts · 60 views
last updated Jul 31, 2018 04:31PM
The Philosophy of Capitalism
By Cathal · 68 posts · 137 views
last updated Jul 29, 2018 05:50PM
Classical Liberalism; Libertarianism and Anarchocapitalism; Objectivism
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 85 posts · 147 views
last updated Jul 29, 2018 11:13AM
Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 25 posts · 84 views
last updated Jul 26, 2018 06:25PM
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-78)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 86 posts · 78 views
last updated Jul 25, 2018 11:10AM
Representatve Politics
By Hami · 5 posts · 5 views
last updated Jul 22, 2018 03:41PM
Totalitarianism, Authoritarianism, Rule of Law
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 189 posts · 121 views
last updated Jul 19, 2018 11:20AM
Separation of Church and State; Liberty of Conscience and Toleration
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 157 posts · 148 views
last updated Jul 15, 2018 09:40AM
Government and the Economy; Property Rights
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 216 posts · 178 views
last updated Jul 12, 2018 10:42AM
Roger Williams (ca. 1603-1683) and Seventeenth-Century Rhode Island Government
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 97 posts · 103 views
last updated Jul 07, 2018 10:55AM
Aristotle (384-322 BCE)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 41 posts · 100 views
last updated Jul 05, 2018 10:22AM
Liberalism - What was it and what is it today?
By Gerard · 31 posts · 74 views
last updated Jul 02, 2018 05:28AM
Immanuel Kant (1724-1804)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 47 posts · 101 views
last updated Jun 26, 2018 04:39PM
Legal Developments regarding the Trump Administration's Immigration and Refugee Policies
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 78 posts · 99 views
last updated Jun 26, 2018 10:54AM
Leo Strauss (1899-1973) and the "Straussians"
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 60 posts · 137 views
last updated Jun 23, 2018 08:35AM
Plato (427-347 BCE)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 230 posts · 184 views
last updated Jun 23, 2018 07:26AM
Jacques Derrida (1930-2004)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 61 posts · 66 views
last updated Jun 21, 2018 05:12AM
Humanitarian intervention and ethics
By Diana · 11 posts · 9 views
last updated Jun 10, 2018 08:53AM
Karl Marx (1818-83)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 124 posts · 129 views
last updated Jun 06, 2018 06:27PM
Democratic Socialism and Social Democracy
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 89 posts · 36 views
last updated Jun 04, 2018 05:13AM
Ancient Greek History
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 120 posts · 88 views
last updated Jun 03, 2018 06:25AM
The Pre-Socratics and the Sophists
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 4 posts · 32 views
last updated Jun 01, 2018 01:01PM
Arnold Toynbee (1852-83)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 6 posts · 5 views
last updated Apr 30, 2018 05:10PM
No Justice, No Peace
By Randal · 11 posts · 74 views
last updated Apr 29, 2018 07:38AM
Sortition
By David · 51 posts · 42 views
last updated Apr 24, 2018 06:18AM
Edmund Burke (1729-1797)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 13 posts · 19 views
last updated Apr 19, 2018 12:20PM
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) and James Madison (1751-1836)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 30 posts · 59 views
last updated Jan 27, 2018 12:11PM
International Conservative Populism
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 55 posts · 53 views
last updated Jan 27, 2018 11:40AM
Hugo Grotius (1583-1645)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 1 post · 10 views
last updated Jan 18, 2018 07:29AM
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 1 post · 21 views
last updated Nov 27, 2017 02:02PM
Alexander Hamilton (1755 or 1757-1804)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 19 posts · 23 views
last updated Nov 14, 2017 08:02AM
International Law and Politics
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 115 posts · 120 views
last updated Oct 10, 2017 05:55PM
Political Philosophy in the 20th and 21st Centuries
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 4 posts · 64 views
last updated Sep 07, 2017 09:13AM
Public choice
By Christoffer · 24 posts · 53 views
last updated Aug 17, 2017 06:06AM
Historicism and Its Alternatives
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 7 posts · 10 views
last updated Aug 13, 2017 12:56PM
Books for beginner
By ZX · 10 posts · 90 views
last updated Mar 27, 2017 06:09PM
Abraham Lincoln (1809-65)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 9 posts · 31 views
last updated Feb 05, 2017 05:08PM
David Hume (1711-76)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 31 posts · 63 views
last updated Dec 27, 2016 06:07AM
Thomas Paine (1737-1809)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 1 post · 9 views
last updated Dec 09, 2016 05:08AM
Thucydides (ca. 460 – ca. 400 BCE)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 22 posts · 28 views
last updated Nov 25, 2016 08:13PM
Environmental Justice
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 9 posts · 31 views
last updated Sep 26, 2016 05:35AM
Hannah Arendt (1906-75)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 11 posts · 32 views
last updated Sep 23, 2016 09:01PM
George Orwell (1903-50)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 3 posts · 14 views
last updated Sep 17, 2016 06:25AM
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-59)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 1 post · 12 views
last updated Aug 21, 2016 01:39PM
John Locke (1632-1704)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 18 posts · 66 views
last updated Aug 21, 2016 01:26PM
Carl Schmitt (1888-1985)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 1 post · 11 views
last updated Jul 25, 2016 05:20AM
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BCE)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 3 posts · 13 views
last updated Apr 27, 2016 06:33PM
Charles Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu (1689-1755)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 5 posts · 13 views
last updated Apr 24, 2016 04:54PM
John Rawls (1921-2002)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 1 post · 13 views
last updated Mar 27, 2016 07:53AM
Rene Descartes (1596-1650)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 1 post · 12 views
last updated Mar 20, 2016 09:56AM
Georg W. F. Hegel (1770-1831)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 4 posts · 24 views
last updated Feb 19, 2016 11:38AM
Theocracy and Erastianism
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 20 posts · 44 views
last updated Jan 24, 2016 07:22AM
Benedict Spinoza (1632-77)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 3 posts · 18 views
last updated Jan 01, 2016 09:22PM
Thomas More (1478-1535)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 3 posts · 15 views
last updated Dec 26, 2015 05:49PM
John Adams (1735-1826)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 2 posts · 8 views
last updated Oct 30, 2015 08:25AM
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-59)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 1 post · 7 views
last updated Oct 11, 2015 06:40AM
John Milton (1608-74)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 2 posts · 22 views
last updated Apr 03, 2015 07:10AM
Pierre-Joseph Prodhoun (1809-65); Left-Wing Anarchism
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 2 posts · 15 views
last updated Nov 09, 2014 08:26PM
Edward Coke (1552-1634)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Jun 25, 2014 10:04AM
Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 1 post · 16 views
last updated Jun 25, 2014 10:02AM
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+ Ethics
* Human Ethics: Basis, Principles, Applications
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 64 posts · 174 views
last updated Jul 25, 2018 06:52AM
Ethical Philosophy of Aristotle
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 164 posts · 95 views
last updated Aug 05, 2018 04:48PM
Neuroscience, Evolutionary Biology, and Ethics
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 29 posts · 100 views
last updated Jul 29, 2018 05:00PM
Virtue Ethics
By Gerard · 40 posts · 62 views
last updated Jun 01, 2018 05:57AM
Herbert Spencer (1820-1903)
By Feliks · 14 posts · 18 views
last updated May 29, 2018 10:11PM
Free Will
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 33 posts · 82 views
last updated May 11, 2018 04:30PM
Ethics and Politics
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 18 posts · 74 views
last updated Feb 16, 2018 12:26PM
"Facts" and "Values"
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 21 posts · 71 views
last updated Sep 07, 2017 09:10AM
Ethical Philosophy of Socrates and Plato
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 12 posts · 75 views
last updated Jul 14, 2017 05:37AM
Epicurean Ethics
By Hiram · 3 posts · 51 views
last updated Nov 01, 2016 08:57PM
Contemporary Ethical Issues
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 5 posts · 27 views
last updated Apr 06, 2016 07:31AM
Mark Twain (1835-1910)
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 3 posts · 11 views
last updated Oct 16, 2015 06:05PM
Ethical Philosophy of Thomas Jefferson
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 3 posts · 19 views
last updated Aug 29, 2015 11:08AM
Zoroaster
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 17 posts · 28 views
last updated Sep 18, 2014 08:20PM
* Publications of Group Members
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 51 posts · 122 views
last updated Jul 29, 2018 02:17PM
Publications of Authors Outside of this Group
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 31 posts · 58 views
last updated Jun 22, 2018 10:36AM
Threeway
By Steven · 1 post · 8 views
last updated May 03, 2018 06:47PM
Book Release
By Sam · 4 posts · 11 views
last updated Feb 07, 2018 11:08AM
Student Novel - Political Philosophy, Social Studies, Literature circles
By Kayley · 4 posts · 15 views
last updated Oct 03, 2017 09:40AM
NEW BOOK SERIES
By T.S. · 4 posts · 14 views
last updated Jul 30, 2017 12:57PM
Book Release - the money laundering and financing of terrorism eco-system
By Kannan · 2 posts · 11 views
last updated Jul 23, 2016 04:24AM
Death and History
By Istvan · 1 post · 10 views
last updated May 07, 2016 05:11AM
Dead Philosophers' Tea Party
By Georgina · 1 post · 13 views
last updated Mar 25, 2016 09:53AM
History, Death, Terrorism, Past, Future
By Istvan · 1 post · 11 views
last updated Mar 11, 2016 12:15AM
Philosophy of History
By Istvan · 3 posts · 15 views
last updated Jan 02, 2016 05:59AM
Kickstarter Proj to make Audiobook
By G.E.M. · 3 posts · 4 views
last updated Jul 12, 2015 09:07AM
Author Jeff Orenstein
By Jeff · 8 posts · 55 views
last updated Feb 01, 2015 06:24AM
Author G. E. M. Thomas
By G.E.M. · 11 posts · 38 views
last updated Jan 19, 2015 05:57AM
Presentation at Roger Williams Family Association
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Jul 01, 2017 01:16PM
Seminars on U.S. Church-State Law from the Seventeenth Century to the Present
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 2 posts · 9 views
last updated Sep 12, 2016 11:00AM
Conference on Digital Research in Humanities, STEM, and Social Sciences
By Alan , Founding Moderator; Author · 1 post · 10 views
last updated Jun 24, 2015 06:29PM
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