Monthly Archives: October 2014

Summary of Augustine, Aquinas, Hobbes, Descartes, Spinoza, Hume, Rousseau on Human Nature

Thomas Hobbes (portrait).jpgThomas Hobbes 1588 – 1679

(This is a summary of a chapter in a book I often used in university classes: Thirteen Theories of Human Nature, Oxford Univ. Press) Continue reading Summary of Augustine, Aquinas, Hobbes, Descartes, Spinoza, Hume, Rousseau on Human Nature

Transhumanism and Scientific Requirements to Hold Political Office

The Universe represented as multiple disk-shaped slices across time, which passes from left to right.

Recently I have written multiple articles about the scientific illiteracy of American politicians. Continue reading Transhumanism and Scientific Requirements to Hold Political Office