Income Inequality and Rawlsian Justice

John Rawls’ A Theory of Justice¬†(1971) provides an interesting perspective on how we might organize society. Rawls asks how we would do that if we could do so from an “original position.” This hypothetical original position denies us any knowledge about where

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Liberal Education: Essential for Our Society

The tradition of the West is embodied in the Great Conversation that began in the dawn of history and that continues to the present day. Whatever the merits of other civilizations in other respects, no civilization is like that of the West

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Political Discourse: Thoughts from Alexander Hamilton

In Federalist No. 1, Alexander Hamilton explains how we should be talking about important public matters. How do we deal with disagreement? How should we deal with disagreement? What does it take to have civil political discourse?

The Federalist Papers: A Brief Introduction

The Federalist Papers are perhaps the most cited source when writing about the Constitution. Often, they are simply referred to as the Federalist. In this essay, we will look at what the Federalist is. We will also describe its historical context and

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