dilluns, 28 de març de 2011

"The law is necessarily more lax than morality"

Leo Strauss. What is political philosophy?

dissabte, 26 de març de 2011

". . . minimum quod potest haberi de cognitione rerum altissimarum, desiderabilius est quam certissima cognitio quae habetur de minimis rebus . . . ."

". . . the least knowledge that may be obtained of the highest things is more desirable than the most certain knowledge obtained of the lowest things . . . .

Sant Tomàs d'Aquino. Summa Theologica I, q. 1, art. 5

dijous, 24 de març de 2011

"By hating vices too much, they come to love men too little"

Edmund Burke. Reflections on the Revolution in France

dimarts, 22 de març de 2011

"To make a revolution is a measure that, prima fronte, requires an apology"

Edmund Burke. Reflections on the Revolution in France

dijous, 10 de març de 2011

dimarts, 8 de març de 2011

diumenge, 6 de març de 2011

"In politics, idealisme is frequently no more than an excuse for not recognizing unpleasant realities"

Hannah Arendt. Thoughts on politics and revolution

divendres, 4 de març de 2011

"La democracia es dos lobos y una oveja votando sobre qué se va a comer. La Libertad es la oveja, armada, impugnando el resultado."

Benjamin Franklin

dimecres, 2 de març de 2011

"The basic law of politics is that unanticipated consequences are always more important than the anticipated consequences of your actions"

Irving Kristol. The neoconservative persuasion