Search Results: 'Modern Sophistry'
The Art of Rhetoric and the Art of Sophistry
Hobbes was a champion of absolutism for the sovereign but he also developed some of the fundamentals of European liberal thought: the right of the individual; the natural equality of all men; the... More > artificial character of the political order (which led to the later distinction between civil society and the state); the view that all legitimate political power must be "representative" and based on the consent of the people; and a liberal interpretation of law which leaves people free to do whatever the law does not explicitly forbid. He was one of the founders of modern political philosophy.< Less
The Alternative: A Teacher's Story and Commentary
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This documentary presents the stories of real students who attended a rural alternative high school in Idaho. The author, Galen Leonhardy, explains their lives as both students and community members... More > while presenting a practice of teaching that offers hope and the potential of social change.< Less