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What Is The “Socratic Method”?

One of the more interesting concepts found in Philosophy is the Socratic Method, a teaching method typically utilized by professors in American law schools, as well...

What Is Philosophy?

Philosophy (literally meaning "love of wisdom" in Greek) is the study of general and fundamental queries concerning matters such as existence, knowledge, values, reason,...

What is Politics?

Politics (meaning "affairs of the cities" in Greek) is the process of making decisions that apply to members of a group. It refers to...

Feminist Political Philosophies

Feminism is a range of political movements, ideologies, and social movements that share the common goal to achieve political, economic, personal, and social equality...

What is Libertarianism?

Libertarianism is a political theory that upholds individual liberty as the key to a good and proper society. Libertarianism seeks to highlight the importance...

Social Contract Theory

Social Contract Theory is a concept that dates back to the Age of Enlightenment that explores the origins of society and the legitimacy of...

What is Zionism?

Zionism is an international movement that supports the establishment of a Jewish homeland in the territory defined as the historic Land of Israel (known...

Classic Liberalism vs. Contemporary Liberalism and Neo-Liberalism

The ideology that is identified as Classic Liberalism came out of the thinking of an economist and political philosopher named Adam Smith. Adam Smith...

Traditional Conservatism vs Modern Conservatism & Neo-Conservatism

Traditional Conservatism is based on the belief in a limited role for the federal government, traditional values such as religion and morality, and the...

Andre Gunder Frank & Dependency Theory

In the book “The development of underdevelopment,” Andre Gunder Frank discusses the factors that have resulted in underdevelopment in certain areas of the world...

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