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Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic book review

Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic is a history book written by Tom Holland(no, not that Tom Holland!), which was published in 2003. It is not your standard dry and boring history book, even though it gives… Continue Reading →

Western Civ Week 36: Why did the Incas fell so easily and did people think that the Earth was flat in the Middle Ages

This is the essay for the 36th week of the 9th Grade Tom Woods Homeschool. In this blog post, I will be answering two questions.  The first one is: Why does Mario Vargas Llosa think the Incas fell so easily? The second one is: Is… Continue Reading →

Government Week 2: Discussing property rights, human rights, positive rights and negative rights

This is the essay for the 2nd week of the Tom Woods Homeschool Government course. In this blog post, I will be discussing two things: 1. Whether the “right of free speech” is a property right or a human right 2. The differences between… Continue Reading →

Western Civ Week 35: Discussing Louis of Bavaria’s conflict with Pope John XXII, the Catholic Church and the political centralization of Spain

This is the essay for the 35th week of the 9th Grade Tom Woods Homeschool. In this blog post, I will be answering three questions.  The first one is: Where can we see the ideas of Marsilius of Padua in Louis of Bavaria’s… Continue Reading →

Government Week 1: Discussing Locke’s and Rothbard’s view of Self-ownership

This is the essay for the 1st week of the Tom Woods Homeschool Government course. In this blog post, I will be discussing two things: 1. What John Locke means by self-ownership and how people are able to gain property 2. How… Continue Reading →

Western Civ Week 34: Discussing Girolamo Savonarola, the Italian War of 1494 and the reign of Louis XI

This is the essay for the 34th week of the 9th Grade Tom Woods Homeschool. In this blog post, I will be answering three questions.  The first one is: Who is Girolamo Savonarola and what was his rise and fall? The second one… Continue Reading →

Western Civ Week 33: What were some problems with the Renaissance papacy and three artists from the High Renaissance

This is the essay for the 33rd week of the 9th Grade Tom Woods Homeschool. In this blog post, I will be answering one question. The question is: What were some of the problems associated with the Renaissance papacy? We will also be discussing three artists… Continue Reading →

Western Civ Week 32: What does Machiavelli recommend to political leaders and three artists from the early Renaissance

This is the essay for the 32nd week of the 9th Grade Tom Woods Homeschool. In this blog post, I will be answering one question. The question is: What are some of the qualities and strategies Machiavelli recommends to political leaders? How does this represent… Continue Reading →

Concepts and Propositions course summary

Concepts and Propositions is a course that examines the importance of concepts and propositions in logic and how they are connected to thought and language. In this blog post I will be covering how concepts are connected to thought and… Continue Reading →

Western Civ Week 31: What are the key ideas of the Renaissance and In what ways does Petrarch embody the spirit of the Renaissance?

This is the essay for the 31st week of the 9th Grade Tom Woods Homeschool. In this blog post, I will be answering two questions. The first one is: What are some of the key ideas of the Renaissance?  The second one is: In what… Continue Reading →

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