Tag: St. Augustine
David J. Theroux
| Saturday April 16, 2011 at 3:47 PM PST
In a very good, new article in the Times of London, “Philosophers are finding fresh meanings in truth, beauty and goodness,” philosopher John Cottingham (University of Reading) discusses the fact that the absurdities of what has dominated philosophy and the bulk of intellectual and political culture for at least two hundred years are increasingly...
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| Monday November 16, 2009 at 10:27 AM PST
“That government is best which governs not at all,” Said Henry David Thoreau, But what did he know? _______________________________________________ “Liberty: not the daughter but the mother of order,” Declared Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, And then he passed on. _______________________________________________ “When the government is too intrusive, people lose their spirit,” Noted Lao-tzu, As I would, too. _______________________________________________...
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