Immanuel Kant: The Duties of the Categorical Imperative

Kant accepted the basic proposition that a theory of duties—a set of rules telling us what we’re obligated to do in any particular situation—was the right approach to ethical problems. By Dr. James Brussea Professor of Philosophy Pace University Introduction German philosopher Immanuel Kant (1724–1804) accepted the basic proposition that a theory of duties—a set[…]

Tai-Kadai Identity in Myanmar and Beyond

AboutWorldLanguages.com The Shan of northern Myanmar speak a language of the Tai-Kadai family found from southern China, across Mainland Southeast Asia, through northern Myanmar and into Northeast India. By Dr. Mathias Jenny Senior Research Assistant in Comparative Linguistics University of Zurich Abstract The Shan of northern Myanmar speak a language of the Tai-Kadai family found[…]

Migration and Settlement in Ancient Burma

Ancient temples of Bagan / Photo by Nicholas Kenrick, Wikimedia Commons Humans lived in the region that is now Burma as early as 11,000 years ago, but archeological evidence dates the first settlements at about 2500 BCE. Edited by Matthew A. McIntosh / 10.01.2018 Historian Brewminate Editor-in-Chief Introduction Humans lived in the region that is[…]