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The Second Treatise of Government and A Letter Concerning Toleration

John Locke - Second Treatise on Government
In The Second Treatise of Government, a major contribution to the principles underlying modern democracies, he achieved two objectives: refuting the concept of the divine right of monarchy, and establishing a theory of government based on the...
By: John Locke
Topics: Political ideologies

John Locke

John Locke
John Locke was an English philosopher and physician, widely regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers and commonly known as the "Father of Liberalism". Considered one of the first of the British empiricists, following the...
Contributions: 1
Occupation(s): Medical Doctor, Philosopher

God, Locke, and Liberty

Joseph Loconte - God, Locke and Liberty
Loconte argues that Locke’s vision of a tolerant and pluralistic society was based on a radical reinterpretation of the life and teachings of Jesus. In this, Locke drew great strength from an earlier religious reform movement, namely, the Christian...
By: Joseph Loconte
Topics: Ethics and moral philosophy, Aspects of religion

Adolph Hitler

Adolph Hitler
Adolf Hitler was the ruler of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. During his dictatorship, Hitler initiated military policies that led to World War II and the deaths of at least 11 million people, including the genocide of an estimated 6 million Jews....
Contributions: 1
Occupation(s): Soldier, Politician, Dictator

The End of Illusions

Joseph Loconte - The End of Illusions
In The End of Illusions: Religious Leaders Confront Hitler’s Gathering Storm, Joseph Loconte brings together pieces from the most significant religious thinkers of the pre-war period. In these essays, the writers eloquently and passionately present...
By: Joseph Loconte
Topics: Military history, Second World War, Ethics and moral philosophy

Mein Kampf

Adolph Hitler - Mein Kampf
This translation is considered as the most accurate English translation/edition of the original Mein Kampf (German) by Adolf Hitler. And it has the popular Eagle on the top of cover just like the original Mein Kampf (First German Edition, Complete...
By: Adolph Hitler
Topics: Political ideologies, Fascism and Nazism

Joseph Loconte

Joseph Loconte
Joseph Loconte, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of History at The King’s College in New York City, where he teaches courses on Western Civilization, U.S. Foreign Policy, and International Human Rights.
Contributions: 4
Occupation(s): Author, Educator, Historian

Official Website of Joseph Loconte
Joseph Loconte, PhD, is an Associate Professor of History at The King’s College in New York City, where he teaches courses on Western Civilization, American Foreign Policy, and International Human Rights. He is the author of the New York Times...
Featuring: Joseph Loconte
Topics: American History, Ethics and moral philosophy

A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War

Joseph Loconte - A Hobbit, a Wardrobe and a Great War
The untold story of how the First World War shaped the lives, faith, and writings of J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis.
By: Joseph Loconte
Topics: Biography: historical, political and military

Hannes Alfvén

Hannes Alfvén
Alfvén was the founder of the modern field of plasma physics, the study of electrically conducting gases. Plasma is the dominant state of matter in the universe, although it is rare on earth—stars, galaxies and the space between them are filled with...
Contributions: 9

Hannes Alfvén: Dean of the Plasma Dissidents

Anthony Peratt - Hannes Alven - Dean of the Plasma Dissidents
In the world of specialized science, Swedish electrical engineer Hannes Alfvén is an enigma. Regarded as a heretic by many physicists, Alfvén has made contributions to physics that are today being applied in the development of particle beam...
By: Anthony Peratt, Hannes Alfvén
Topics: Plasma physics, Astrophysics

Anthony Peratt

Anthony Peratt
Dr. Peratt’s research interests have included numerical and experimental contributions to high-energy density plasmas and intense particle beams; explosively-driven pulsed power generators; lasers; intense-power-microwave sources; particles; high...
Contributions: 4
Occupation(s): Astronomer, Author, Physicist

Mia Korpiola

Mia Korpiola
Mia Korpiola, LL.D. (2004) in Legal History, University of Helsinki, is Reader (Docent) in Legal History and Research fellow (HCAS). She has published many articles on medieval and early modern marriage in addition to Between Betrothal and Bedding (...
Contributions: 2
Occupation(s): Author, Educator

Frankenstein, or, the Modern Promethius

Mary Shelley - Frankenstein
I busied myself to think of a story,—a story to rival those which had excited us to this task. One which would speak to the mysterious fears of our nature, and awaken thrilling horror—one to make the reader dread to look round, to curdle the blood,...
By: Mary Shelley
Topics: Classic science fiction

Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus. She also edited and promoted the works of her...
Contributions: 1
Occupation(s): Author

Henry Field

Henry Field
In 1926, Henry Field began working for the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago as assistant curator of physical anthropology. Field's first participation in an expedition was in the University of Oxford/Field Museum excavation of Kish. His...
Contributions: 6
Occupation(s): Author, Anthropologist, Museum Curator

The Races of Mankind

Henry Field - The Races of Mankind Exhibition Leaflet
Anthropology is a young science, its problems are complex and manifold, and there is still a wide divergence of opinion as to methods, conclusions, and results. Many fundamental subjects have been treated just at the surface, as, for instance, the...
By: Henry Field, Malvina Cornell Hoffman
Topics: Anthropology, Exhibition catalogues and specific collections

Malvina Cornell Hoffman

Malvina Hoffman
Malvina Cornell Hoffman was an American sculptor and author, well known for her life-size bronze sculptures of people.
Contributions: 5
Occupation(s): Anthropologist, Artist, Author