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Free minds, a venture in the philosophy of democracy.

Ralph Waldo Nelson

Free minds, a venture in the philosophy of democracy.

by Ralph Waldo Nelson

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Published by Public Affairs Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liberty,
  • Democracy

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC423 N43
    The Physical Object
    Pagination291 p.
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14697674M

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    The philosophy of mind has always been a staple of the philosophy curriculum. But it has never held a more important place than it does today, with both traditional problems and new topics often sparked by the developments in the psychological, cognitive, and computer sciences. Jaegwon Kim's Philosophy of Mind is the classic, comprehensive survey of the subject.4/5(3). The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter. Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.

    Democracy Library Suggested Reading for an Educated Citizenry. As part of the Public Radio Collaboration Whose Democracy Is It?, Talk of the Nation has assembled a "library of democracy," compiled. philosophy [Gr.,=love of wisdom], study of the ultimate reality, causes, and principles underlying being and thinking. It has many aspects and different manifestations according to the problems involved and the method of approach and emphasis used by the individual philosopher.


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