Monthly Archives: October 2014

John Locke on Ownership

John Locke answered many philosophical questions. One interesting point he made was his view on property. Locke believed that any property that is bought or received as a gift or as payment would be given to the receiver as 100% … Continue reading

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The Eutopians

In the 16th century there arose a group of philosophical thinkers known as the Eutopians. Interestingly, they changed their name from Utopians to Eutopians because in those days utopia literally meant “no place” while eutopia meant “good place”. To achieve … Continue reading

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The Dutch Rebellion

In the late 15th century Holland was under the rule of Philip II of Spain. In Holland the majority of citizens shared the same Catholic beliefs that Philip proclaimed. Although these Dutch were Catholic, they were very tolerant towards Protestants … Continue reading

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