Great Political Thinkers From Plato to the Present Sixth Great Political Thinkers From Plato to the Present Sixth Edition Alan O Ebenstein on FREE shipping on qualifying offers Celebrating its fiftieth year in publication, GREAT POLITICAL THINKERS is an indispensable text for all students of political philosophy This text contains portions of great works in their original form to whet the appetite and to encourage discussion JamiiForums Where we Dare to Talk Openly JamiiForums Jamii Forums The Home of Great Thinkers Where we Dare to Talk Openly Adam Smith A Moral Philosopher and His Political Economy Adam Smith A Moral Philosopher and His Political Economy Great Thinkers in Economics G Kennedy on FREE shipping on qualifying offers This book presents the authentic Adam Smith and explores his underlying approach and radical thinking Conversations With Great Thinkers Ethics A nobleman asked Takuan, a Zen teacher, to suggest how he might pass the time He felt his days very long attending his office and sitting stiffly to receive the homage of others. Great Sejm The Great Sejm, also known as the Four Year Sejm Polish respectively, Sejm Wielki or Sejm Czteroletni Lithuanian Didysis seimas or Ketveri met seimas was a Sejm parliament of the Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth that was held in Warsaw between and Its principal aim became to restore sovereignty to, and reform, the Commonwealth politically and economically. Cultural Icons Great Artists Thinkers on Video Great writers, dazzling filmmakers and musicians, brilliant philosophers and scientists you can now hear and see them in their own words Here we present audio and video that captures the words of our greatest cultural icons. Lecture Greek Thought Socrates, Plato and Aristotle Lecture Greek Thought Socrates, Plato and Aristotle The political and social upheaval caused by the Persian Wars as well as continued strife between Athens and Sparta see Lecture had at least one unintended consequence.In the th century, a flood of new ideas poured into Athens In general, these new ideas came as a result of an influx of Ionian thinkers into the Attic peninsula. Famous Philosophers The Greatest Philosophers of All Time Philosophy, which literally means the love of wisdom, is one of the oldest disciplines in history There are many ideas about philosophers and what they do Some have even considered the field to be a science that deals with logic and reason Either way, many famous philosophers have made their contributions known to Great Big Ideas Free Course Features Top Thinkers Begun in by Big Think and the Jack Parker Corporation, The Floating University is an online educational initiative that debuted at Harvard, Yale, and Bard College.The purpose of The Floating University, according to its site, is to democratize access to the world s best thinkers by providing free, approximately one hour long courses on a wide range of topics, taught at a Introduction to the Renaissance General Characteristics of the Renaissance Renaissance literally means rebirth It refers especially to the rebirth of learning that began in Italy in the fourteenth century, spread to the north, including England, by the sixteenth century, and ended in the north in the mid seventeenth century earlier in Italy.