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Articles with keyword "Philosophy"

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Our Man in Paris

Benjamin Franklin's papers reveal how he wooed the French to win our war.

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Streetwise Socrates

A new program offers the humanities as a moral alternative to poverty.

Velosophie participants

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Zen and the Art of Cycling

Philosophical journeys in Illlinois.

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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.