Humanism was an influence at the very heart of the Renaissance, and sought to restore education that was based on ancient Greek and Latin writings in an effort to renew the best aspects of the civilizations of Greece and Rome. These classical writings were meant to serve as a moral compass for how to best … More A Brief History of Humanism
I thought that I knew what racism was, and I also thought that I was a fair and unprejudiced person.
I was wrong. … More What White People Don’t Know (about Racism)
Wyeth’s detractors claim that the painter staged a “discovery”of hundreds of illicit, decades old paintings of his own making, featuring his muse and lover, Helga Testorf. … More The Artist’s Widow – An Interview
Several health officials spoke against Typhoid Mary’s involuntary quarantine at Riverside Hospital on North Brother Island. … More Infectious Disease: Public Safety v. Personal Freedom
In Christine de Pizan’s Book of the City of Ladies, written circa 1405, the author places herself in the lead role of an allegorical tale of a philosophical journey in pursuit of truth. … More The Birth of Modern Feminism: 15th Century Europe
The Republic’s sixth and seventh books comprise some of the most influential literature in Western philosophy. … More A Modern and Practical Take on Plato’s Philosophy
The Socratic Method and Aristotle’s work in philosophy and science are excellent case studies for demonstrating the essence of ancient Greek philosophy and dialectic, as well as the links these philosophies have with logical thought and physical science. … More Theorizing: The Greek Dialectical Method as a Precursor for the Scientific Method