Monthly Archives: November 2012

What Obama’s reelection means in terms of Foreign Policy

At last, it seems that reason and commonsense have prevailed. According to the latest projections, Obama has been reelected for a second term. It was far from being a done deal though. Romney had made a spectacular come-back during the … Continue reading

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Eric Voegelin about the “Axial Age” hypothesis

The hypothesis of an Axial Age was first formulated by Jaspers, although it finds its most immediate origin in Weber’s sociology of religions. Since then, the topic has attracted the attention of religious scholars like Karen Armstrong, sociologists like  Eisenstadt, … Continue reading

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