Rebuilding civilization will be a project soon halted without literature, academics, and history. As Augustine understood, a city is a community of people united by…
The Calvinistic confession of the sovereignty of God holds good for all the world, is true for all nations, and is of force in all authority which man exercises over man.
Social justice confuses different conceptions of justice and merit, and chases after an undeserved and jealous-based equality that never leads to equality, but only tyranny.
Goodness, Truth, and Beauty as transcendental goals worthy of all human pursuit has plagued many a philosophical mind through the ages. Truth is something in which knowledge delights, the good is something whose possession satisfies us: beauty is that which the perception pleases us.” (Italics original). The idea of reason or truth defending the veracity of the Christian truth claims is not new. Nor terribly new is the idea that our faithful behavior may commend the faith to the unbeliever. But what about beauty?
Social justice is a teaching born in the Enlightenment, steming from Hume, Bentham, Smith, Kant, and Rousseau. Francois-Noel Babeuf, is a lesser known, but no less important, name in this history as well.
Arguably, Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld is the greatest legal theorist America has ever produced. The Hohfeldian Rights Analysis was one of the greatest breakthroughs in the philosophy of law.
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