One of the main features of classical republican philosophy is a focus on civic virtue, which is as relevant today as it ever has been. The roots of classical republicanism can be traced back to the Renaissance.
Asked in US Government
What were the first two parties in the US?
The first two parties were referred to as the Federalist and the Republican parties; but they were not organized political parties like the Democrat and Republican parties are today. The Federalist and Republican parties were simply names that referred to people holding one or another political philosophy about how strong the federal government should be. ...
Asked in Thomas Jefferson
Would Thomas Jefferson be a Democrat or a Republican?
Democrat. He was a Democrat-Republican which is the Same thing today as a Democrat. The Federalist were the Republicans today. ...
Is the study of the Salem Witch Trails relevant today why or why not?
The history of humanity is always relevant.
Asked in Declaration of Independence
Is the Declaration of Independence still relevant today?
Yes it is still relevant in some parts
Asked in Richard Nixon, US Presidents
Was Congress republican during Nixon's presidency?
Yes, I think the majority was republican. One of the things you have to remember when thinking about the political parties 30 years ago and today is that they are totally different in philosophy and platforms than they are now. The Democrats and republican were closer in thinking and saw many of the issues the same way. Now, we can't say that is the case. ...
Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Zoroastrianism
Is Zoroastrian teaching still relevant today?
If you say "relevant" and mean true, than no. But if you mean "relevant" as a currently-surviving religion, than yes. There are around 200,000 Zoroastrians in the world today. They still practice fire rituals as well. Thus it is quite difficult to be a practicing Zoroastrian today. ...