Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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Name: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Could republican ideas provide the framework for a new economy?

A resurgence of interest in republicanism within academic circles is reclaiming the tradition, while the post-crash political landscape hasbrought to the fore demands for citizen participation and an interest insharing control of the economy that can ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

The State Is a Bully

In the history of Western philosophy and social theory, no really silly idea has been more successful than the theory of the social contract.It is in fact not a theory of the social contract. It is a theory of the political contract. It is the idea, promoted ... [Published LewRockwell.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Royale Flying Tourbillon: beautiful thinking

Having first caught everyone’s attention with a bizarre minute-repeater watch housed in a sort of telescopic case, Manufacture Royale showed off a relatively sober flying tourbillon at Basel this year. This was something of a relief as the Opera minute-repeater ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Can we consume our way to a fairer, more prosperous society?

Westerners are constantly worrying about consuming too much and living too well. This is not a new concern. For at least the past 2,000 years we have worried about having to pay a price for prosperity. What is perhaps more surprising is that we continue ... [Published Aeon Magazine - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

A throwback to medieval, superstitious days

The SA congregants were cynically referred to as “lawn again Christians” for their beliefs. Most of those who obeyed their pastor’s instruction to eat grass fell sickWITNESSING “holy men” and “holy women” locked in a primitive tussle for “holy oil” is ... [Published sundaymail.co.zw - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

Liberalism and the French Revolution

Twenty-five years ago today I stood on the Champs-Elysees and watched a parade celebrating the bicentennial of the French Revolution, capped off with Jessye Norman singing “La Marseillaise.”Of course, the French Revolution is controversial, especially ... [Published Cato Institute - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Think now | Jean-Jacques Rousseau , Genevan philosopher

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 which ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Progressives live in the past

John Maynard Keyes, a liberal in good standing, described many of his colleagues as “slaves to some defunct economist.” He was too kind. Many of today’s liberals are bound hand and foot in the service of long dead thinkers. Worse still, most don’t know ... [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Dr. Mark J. Temmer

During his teaching career, he built a solid following of students who enrolled in every course he taught, both at UCSB and at Santa Barbara City College’s Adult Education Program where he enticed older adults with his wit and knowledge of French and ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

UPI Almanac for Saturday, June 28, 2014

Today is Saturday, June 28, the 179th day of 2014 with 186 to follow.The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mercury, Neptune, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars and Saturn.Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include ... [Published UPI - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

History for June 28

History for June 28 - On-This-Day.com Ramadan Birth anniversary of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778): “Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.” Happy Birthday! Kathy Bates, Mel Brooks, John Elway 1778 - Mary "Molly Pitcher" ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

On this day: Potemkin mutiny | Edward IV crowned

EVENTS, birthdays and anniversaries on 28th June1461: Edward IV was crowned King of England.1682: Champagne was invented by Dom Perignon, a blind Benedictine cellarman at Hautvilliers Abbey, France, when he discovered a way of preventing carbon dioxide ... [Published The Scotsman - Jun 28 2014]

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Could republican ideas provide the framework fo... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - 7 hours ago]
The State Is a Bully [Published LewRockwell.com - 8 hours ago]
Royale Flying Tourbillon: beautiful thinking [Published Telegraph - Jul 21 2014]
Can we consume our way to a fairer, more prospe... [Published Aeon Magazine - Jul 21 2014]
A throwback to medieval, superstitious days [Published sundaymail.co.zw - Jul 20 2014]
Liberalism and the French Revolution [Published Cato Institute - Jul 14 2014]
Liberalism and the French Revolution [Published Cato @ Liberty - Jul 14 2014]
If you can't choose wisely, choose randomly [Published Aeon Magazine - Jul 14 2014]
Travel: On the French-Swiss Absinthe Trail [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 13 2014]
Malthus wrong again says OECD [Published OECD - Jul 11 2014]
Think now | Jean-Jacques Rousseau , Genevan phi... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 06 2014]
Progressives live in the past [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Jul 06 2014]
Dr. Mark J. Temmer [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Jul 02 2014]
On this day: Farc hostage Ingrid Betancourt res... [Published The Scotsman - Jul 02 2014]
Eco-justice for Palestine [Published Palestine News Network - Jun 29 2014]
This Day in History (7-4-1393) [Published IRIB World Service - Jun 28 2014]
UPI Almanac for Saturday, June 28, 2014 [Published UPI - Jun 28 2014]
History for June 28 [Published MuskegonPundit - Jun 28 2014]
On this day: Potemkin mutiny | Edward IV crowned [Published The Scotsman - Jun 28 2014]
Burden of history on us all [Published South Africa Star - Jun 27 2014]
In some synagogues here, whole benches are sudd... [Published Jewish Chronicle - Jun 27 2014]
Secrets of the Creative Brain [Published Government Executive - Jun 26 2014]
According To Game Theory, Germany And The US Sh... [Published Clusterstock - Jun 24 2014]
17th century skull pocket watch [Published Boing Boing - Jun 21 2014]
What Are You Doing This Weekend? Stranger Criti... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jun 21 2014]
Saturday, June 28 [Published News.net - Jun 21 2014]
There's a Battle Going on for Public Space in L... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jun 18 2014]
Kaspar [Published Baltimore City Paper Online - Jun 18 2014]
Bloc Québécois in uproar after new leader’s fie... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 16 2014]
Fists 'Helped Shape the Human Face' [Published Sudan Vision Daily - Jun 15 2014]
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Liberalism and the French Revolution [Published Cato @ Liberty - Jul 14 2014]
David Boaz Twenty-five years ago today I stood on the Champs-Elysees and watched a parade celebrating the bicentennial of the French Revolution, capped off with Jessye Norman singing “La Marseillaise.” Of course, the French Revolution is controversial, ...
History for June 28 [Published MuskegonPundit - Jun 28 2014]
History for June 28 - On-This-Day.com Ramadan Birth anniversary of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778): “Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.” Happy Birthday! Kathy Bates, Mel Brooks, John Elway 1778 - Mary "Molly Pitcher" ...
According To Game Theory, Germany And The US Sh... [Published Clusterstock - Jun 24 2014]
There's an argument based on game theory that both the United States and Germany should pretty much just stand around the ball during their match on Thursday. How World Cup Points Work In the World Cup tournament, the first round consists of eight ...
17th century skull pocket watch [Published Boing Boing - Jun 21 2014]
Don't tell anyone, but I plan to break into the Musée du Louvre and snatch this 17th century skull watch made by Jean Rousseau, grandfather of philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Read the rest ...
What Are You Doing This Weekend? Stranger Criti... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jun 21 2014]
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