Tag Archives: reason

Thought for the Day – September 27th, 2013

09-27

Adams, John. The Rights of the Colonists. Nov 30, 1772
SEE: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/service/gdc/scd0001/2009/20090211001ri/20090211001ri.pdf
WEB PRESENCE: http://founders.archives.gov/?q=%20Recipient%3A%22Adams%2C%20John%22&s=1111211111&r=1
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Adams
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.masshist.org/digitaladams/aea/index.html

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Thought for the Day – September 19th, 2013

09-19

“Les lois ne doivent point être subtiles; elles sont faites pour des gens de médiocre entendement: elles ne sont point un art de logique, mais la raison simple d’un père de famille.“
Montesquieu, Charles de. De L’Espirit des Lois. Geneva: Barillot et Fils, 1748. Book XXIX, Chapter 16
SEE (ENGLISH): http://www.constitution.org/cm/sol_29.htm#016
SEE (FRENCH): http://books.google.com/books?id=hldHAAAAYAAJ
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montesquieu
WEB PRESENCE: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/montesquieu/
WEB PRESENCE: http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/book/search?author=Montesquieu&amode=words

Thought for the Day – June 7th

06-07

Hobbes, Thomas. Leviathan, 1651. Pt. II, ch. 27.
SEE: http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Leviathan/The_Second_Part#Chapter_XXVII:_Of_Crimes.2C_Excuses.2C_and_Extenuations
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Hobbes
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NOTE:  The comic series “Calvin and Hobbes” is named after the French theologian John Calvin and English philosopher Thomas Hobbes
SEE (Daily Calvin & Hobbes): http://www.gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/
SEE (C&H fan-created Archives): http://completecalvinhobbes.tripod.com/