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School of Thought

Saluting Contemporary Civilization for sparking a century of ideas and inspiration.

Comic honoring the Contemporary Civilization Syllabus

Starting at top left and reading clockwise, zoom in and enjoy the illustrated ideas of some favorite CC philosophers (listed below, along with their works read in today’s syllabus).

• John Stuart Mill (On Liberty, Utilitarianism and Other Essays)
• Thomas Hobbes (Leviathan)
• Plato (Republic)
• Karl Marx (The Marx-Engels Reader)
• St. Augustine (City of God, Confessions)
• W.E.B. Du Bois (The Souls of Black Folk)
• Jean-Jacques Rousseau (Discourse on Inequality and Social Contract)
and Frederick Douglass
• Mahatma Ghandi (Hind Swaraj)
• Rene Descartes (Discourse on Method and Meditations on First Philosophy)
and Al-Ghazali (The Rescuer from Error)