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George Herbert Mead & Pragmatic Philosophy

George Herbert Mead (1863-1931) is a major figure in Philosophy and (along with Willam James and John Dewey), is one of the founders of...

Immanuel Kant & Dentological Ethics

One of the most influential figures on Western philosophical thought was Immanuel Kant (1724-1804), a German philosopher active during the 18th Century. Kant's contributions to the...

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...

Bertrand Russell & “Appearance and Reality”

One of the most well-known and influential philosophers of the 20th Century was Bertrand Russell (1872-1970). Bertrand Russell was a British philosopher, logician, essayist...

Ockham’s Razor

Ockham's Razor is a well-known concept within philosophy and logic. It stipulates that in trying to understand something and to determine the solution to a given...

Ayn Rand: Capitalism and Objectivism Manifested in Atlas Shrugged

One of the most significant political theories of the 20th Century is Ayn Rands Objectivism. Rand is known for promoting the philosophical idea of...

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OurWeek In Politics (February 17, 2021-February 24, 2021)

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New Jersey Ratifies Legislation Legalizing Marijuana

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation on February 22 making New Jersey the latest state to legalize marijuana for recreational use, but...

Supreme Court denies election appeal from Pennsylvania Republicans

The US Supreme Court on February 22 brought a formal end to eight lingering disputes pursued by former President Donald Trump and...

Supreme Court Sets Stage For Release Of Trump Tax Returns

Former President Donald Trump suffered a major setback on February 22 in his long quest to conceal details of his finances as...