education

Top philosophers born in Germany

Who are the most famous philosophers from Germany? Based on MIT’s Historical Popularity Index Friedrich Nietzsche (1844, Röcken) ✰✰✰✰✰ 2. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770, Stuttgart) ✰✰✰✰✰ 3. Friedrich Engels (1820, Wuppertal) ✰✰✰✰ 4. Jürgen Habermas (1929, Düsseldorf) ✰✰ 5…. Read More ›

​Anita Silvey’s Reading List for Teens

Over 800 books divided into 22 categories. Recommended age range in brackets for some of the books 1 — Adventure and Survival AIRBORN — Kenneth Oppel (12–14) ALIVE: THE STORY OF THE ANDES SURVIVORS — Piers Paul Read CALL IT COURAGE — Armstrong Sperry DEATHWATCH — Robb White (12–14) DOWNRIVER — Will Hobbs… Read More ›

100 Best History Books

Looking for good history books? A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee The Making of the English Working Class by E. P. Thompson The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II by Fernand Braudel The Age… Read More ›

108 Common Misconceptions

This list of common misconceptions corrects erroneous beliefs that are currently widely held about notable topics. Schizophrenia is multiple personalities Etymologically, it means “split-mind”, but dissociative “multiple personality” disorders are different. The Oceans are blue because they reflect the sky Nope…. Read More ›