The Kosmos Biblioth

Roger E. Eichorn's Blog: Fantasy, Philosophy, and whatever else I feel like writing about

Descartes on Democracy

“Here, as in all democratic states, those who complain the loudest when they are insulted have the greatest power, even if they have the least reason for their complaints.”

– Descartes, “Letter to Princess Elizabeth” (10 May 1647)


2 responses to “Descartes on Democracy

  1. Subetei February 7, 2017 at 3:34 am

    How is the manuscript coming along?

    • reichorn February 13, 2017 at 7:02 pm

      Hey Sub! Alas, it has remained untouched since last fall, before the world went completely insane. The good news is that I’m nearly done with my dissertation. Once that’s off my plate, finishing The Anarchy will be my #1 priority.

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