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The Paternal State, the Liberal State, and the Welfare State

Posted by lmakhasin on March 8th, 2010 under Philosophy and Political Thought • 47 Comments

For the wages of sin is death. Romans 6:23 From wealth (khrémata) does not come virtue (areté), but from virtue comes wealth and the whole of other goods (agathá) for men, private (ídios) and public (demósios). Socrates, Plato’s Apology of Socrates, 30b Still one thing more, fellow citizens — a wise and frugal government, which […]

Politics and the Ideals of Culture

Posted by lmakhasin on March 8th, 2010 under Philosophy and Political Thought • 32 Comments

By Tudor B. Munteanu Tudor B. Munteanu is an independent scholar of philosophy who works in the computer industry. In short, I say that as a city we are the school of Hellas, while I doubt if the world can produce a man who, where he has only himself to depend upon, is equal to […]