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Articles with keyword "Philosophy"

Mansfield

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Translating Politics

Political philosopher Harvey Mansfield and NEH Chairman Bruce Cole discuss the power of princes and the origins of modern government.

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In His Own Words

Excerpts from the writings of Harvey Mansfield.

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Philosophy as a Way of Life

Wit and insight are trademarks of Mansfield's scholarship and teaching style.

Etching of Rousseau

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Friends of Rousseau

Some of the people he has influenced don't even realize it.

Portrait of Friedrich Nietzsche

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Nietzsche Is Dead

The battle for Nietzsche's legacy began when Count Hary Kessler met Elisabeth Forster-Nietzsche.

Manuscript page from Richard Rufus's work

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Rufus Refused Credit

Modest Medieval scholar's commentaries on Aristotle come to light after five hundred years

Depiction of Islamic scholar Averroës

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The Islamic Scholar Who Gave Us Modern Philosophy

Averroës' writings on Aristotle shaped Western philosophy as we know it.

The Death of James Lee Byars, 1982/1994

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Outside the Frame

How Asia changed the course of American art.

Leon Kass

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Searching for Truth: From Genesis to Genotype

Jefferson Lecturer Leon Kass describes his journey from medical school to the heart of the humanities.

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What Words Are Worth

In defense of the humanities.