An allegory is an extended analogy designed to articulate information. There have been many famous allegories throughout history such as George Orwell’s Animal Farm, a cautionary allegory about the rise of soviet style communism. The Greek philosopher Plato used an allegory to explain his meta-physics via his […]
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After reading and learning about the Terror during the French Revolution, it is important that you understand the etiology (cause) of the phenomena. Move through this learning activity in order to better understand the origin of oppression.
As you learned during our unit on the enlightenment, utilitarianism is a school of moral thought that holds that an action is moral if it brings the greatest good to the greatest number of people. Consider this philosophy as you read Robespierre’s speech to the […]
What was the enlightenment? Unlike many historical time periods that are characterized by a lack of awareness by the participants of actually being a part of a certain “period” of time or movement, the major players in the Enlightenment KNEW they were in the enlightenment […]
Have you ever pondered this question? Maybe not in these exact words, but have you ever wondered why some people break the rules and others don’t? Why some societies and cultures have high crime and others don’t? These questions are at the core of political […]