Here at the Royal Greenwich Trust School we want all our students to care for each other and understand how important it is to look after those who are less fortunate than ourselves. As we know, the world is a
John Dewey is a philosopher of education whose ideas have been very influential. The idea of learning through experiencing is one of his key insights.
The Bauhaus, founded in 1919 by Walter Gropius, is the most significant German movement that tried to combine all areas of the arts in ideal unity.
For the next few weeks we shall be looking at some of the key cultural, artistic and literary landmarks of the modern era. We begin by looking at Dada.
How do you get a society that provides basic decent services to all citizens? Political theorist John Rawls had a good idea, and it was called ‘the veil of ignorance.’
Adam Smith was no uncritical apologist for capitalism: he wanted to understand how capitalism could be both fruitful and good.
Karl Marx remains deeply important today not as the man who told us what to replace capitalism with, but
Machiavelli’s name is a byword for immorality and political scheming. But that’s deeply unfair. This was simply a political theorist interested in the survival and flourishing of the state.
The 18th century Jean-Jacques Rousseau made the bold claim that modernity and civilisation are not improvements; they’ve dragged us from a primitive state of innocence and happiness. Modern politics continues to negotiate his claims. With the impending UK General Election
Locke thinks about who should rule over us and other political questions.
How does Locke compare to Hobbes?
1. Why Have a Government At All?
With the General Election coming up the Royal Greenwich Trust School is expecting all students to be thinking about why such processes are important. We want all our students to be