Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

What Oil War Premium?

Central bank's ongoing and so-far-successful efforts to crush short-term volatility and encourage hapless individuals into the world's nominally rising stock markets has had consequences. Inequalities abound (rich vs poor, corporate profits vs capex/jobs, ... [Published Zero Hedge - 2 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Rousseau’s American Heirs Fight the Final Prejudice

Joseph Bottom’s An Anxious Age has stirred up quite a debate over his thesis that progressivism has recently switched from setting reason and science as first principles toward eradicating prejudicial beliefs as its prime ideological imperative. The left ... [Published American Conservative - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

McCutcheon Decision: Supreme Court Splits on Individual Free Speech vs. 'Collective Voice'

In its recent ruling in  McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission , the  Supreme Court  struck down yet another provision of federal campaign finance law as a violation of the  First Amendment 's free speech guarantee.This time it was the Bipartisan ... [Published Heartlander Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Contemplating the power of war to end all wars

CAN we give up war? Philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau contended in the 18th-century that humans, in their "natural" state, lived peaceful lives and were a "stranger to war". His view prevailed for much of the 20th century.But a growing body of grisly ... [Published New Scientist - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Politics at Hillsdale: Superb, valuable, and well-rounded

Share thisRelated PostsNone“Our student body, as a whole, avoids asking the hard questions about what justice requires of our society.”When I read that gem of a line from last week’s Collegian op-ed —  “The liberal arts must include opposing thinkers” ... [Published Hillsdale Collegian - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

I’m hot, therefore I am...

“It’s a shoddy imitation,” says Naish. “They have ripped off our format but left out the wit.” Even more importantly, she adds: “They have ignored key continental philosophers like silver fox Jacques Derrida, and they could have given homegrown codger ... [Published London Evening Standard - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

McCutcheon decision shows Supreme Court split on individual free speech versus 'collective voice'

(Thinkstock Image)In its recent ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission , the Supreme Court struck down yet another provision of federal campaign finance law as a violation of the First Amendment 's free speech guarantee.This time it was the ... [Published Washington Examiner - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Quote For The Day

“Everything is in constant flux on this earth. Nothing keeps the same unchanging shape, and our affections, being attached to things outside us, necessarily change and pass away as they do. Always out ahead of us or lagging behind, they recall a past ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 2 reports

Inequality: Echoes of the Past

This sounds familiar: Should we care about inequality?, by David Stasavage, Monkey Cage, Washington Post : ...As a firm believer that commercial societies would witness an inexorable increase in inequality, [Jean-Jacques] Rousseau in his “Discourse ... [Published Economist's View - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Monkey Cage: Should we care about inequality? Let’s ask *another* philosopher

The following is a guest post from New York University political scientist David Stasavage .*****In his Monkey Cage post of March 28 , David Williams answers this question by using the work of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. As a firm believer that commercial ... [Published Washington Post - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Should we care about inequality? Let’s ask a philosopher.

(http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jean-Jacques_Rousseau_%28painted_portrait%29.jpg)This is a guest post by DePaul political scientist David Lay Williams .  He is the author of “ Rousseau’s Platonic Enlightenment” and “ Rousseau’s ‘Social Contract’: ... [Published Washington Post - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

The sloughing of Japan's corporate skin goes on

“Man is born free and is everywhere in chains.”No 18th-century Japanese thinker could have written that. It is amusing to imagine one even reading it. What emotion would it have called forth? Outrage? Blank incomprehension?Born free? A revolutionary ... [Published Japan Times - Mar 22 2014]

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French philosopher, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, once commented: "man is born equal but everywhere he is in chains" . George Bernard Shaw was probably one of the first men to make those chains visible on stage, courtesy of Pygmalion, a funny, sad play that could, on...

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What Oil War Premium? [Published Zero Hedge - 2 hours ago]
What Oil War Premium? [Published Zero Hedge - 2 hours ago]
Rousseau’s American Heirs Fight the Final Preju... [Published American Conservative - 13 hours ago]
Developmental Learning Theory [Published T+D Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
McCutcheon Decision: Supreme Court Splits on In... [Published Heartlander Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
Contemplating the power of war to end all wars [Published New Scientist - Apr 15 2014]
Politics at Hillsdale: Superb, valuable, and we... [Published Hillsdale Collegian - Apr 13 2014]
I’m hot, therefore I am... [Published London Evening Standard - Apr 10 2014]
Urban myths from the past from burning bras to ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Apr 09 2014]
McCutcheon decision shows Supreme Court split o... [Published Washington Examiner - Apr 09 2014]
Recylex : 2013 annual results [Published 4 Traders - Apr 07 2014]
Quote For The Day [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 06 2014]
Stephen Breyer’s Collectivist View Of Free Speech [Published RedState Blog - Apr 04 2014]
Pygmalion - An Eyeglass On The Idle Rich [Published The Yorkshire Times - Apr 02 2014]
Euro elections 2014: You Tell Us bloggers discu... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 02 2014]
A Discourse [Published Town Hall - Apr 01 2014]
Inequality: Echoes of the Past [Published Economist's View - Mar 31 2014]
Monkey Cage: Should we care about inequality? L... [Published Washington Post - Mar 31 2014]
Should We Care About Inequality? Let’s Ask *Ano... [Published Washington Post - Mar 31 2014]
Searching for politics in Europe [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Mar 31 2014]
HH and lies [Published Zambia Post - Mar 30 2014]
Top 20 awesome things to do in Paris [Published Adelaide Now - Mar 30 2014]
Financial Fundamentals: It's different this time [Published Monroe News Star - Mar 30 2014]
Should we care about inequality? Let’s ask a ph... [Published Washington Post - Mar 28 2014]
Obama’s European History Lesson [Published New Yorker - Mar 27 2014]
A Place in the Country [Published Christian Science Monitor - Mar 27 2014]
Embracing Teachers as Critical Thinkers [Published Education Week - Mar 25 2014]
“Once-a-Liberian” is not “Always-a-Liberian” [Published The NewDawn - Mar 25 2014]
Women of the East End: Mary Wollstonecraft [Published Eastlondonlines - Mar 23 2014]
Take the people out of this hell hole [Published Zimbabwe Standard - Mar 23 2014]
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What Oil War Premium? [Published Zero Hedge - 2 hours ago]
Central bank's ongoing and so-far-successful efforts to crush short-term volatility and encourage hapless individuals into the world's nominally rising stock markets has had consequences. Inequalities abound (rich vs poor, corporate profits vs capex/jobs, ...
Quote For The Day [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 06 2014]
“Everything is in constant flux on this earth. Nothing keeps the same unchanging shape, and our affections, being attached to things outside us, necessarily change and pass away as they do. Always out ahead of us or lagging behind, they recall a past ...
Stephen Breyer’s Collectivist View Of Free Speech [Published RedState Blog - Apr 04 2014]
A couple of days ago the US Supreme Court struck a blow for free speech by reversing the decision of the odious and addled 9th Circuit. The court ruled that there was no compelling reason that authorized the Congress to limit the number of candidates ...
Inequality: Echoes of the Past [Published Economist's View - Mar 31 2014]
This sounds familiar: Should we care about inequality?, by David Stasavage, Monkey Cage, Washington Post : ...As a firm believer that commercial societies would witness an inexorable increase in inequality, [Jean-Jacques] Rousseau in his “Discourse ...
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Colin Dickey at The Quarterly Conversation: Though his life was tragically cut short at the height of his creative powers, W. G. Sebald has been steadily churning out work since his death. Sebald’s posthumous publications have, by and large, followed ...
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