More Campaign Slogans of the Great Philosophers
Since the last presidential campaign, I have received a flurry of slogans from our humor page visitors. I apologize that I have not kept up with them. But now here they are -- every single submission. Of course there are a few repetitions, but some submissions are really original and clever. After each entry or list of submissions, I have included the name (but not the e-mail address) of the contributor (insofar as I could determine it). Which ones win the grand prize? I would have to say those of my Chair, Michael Harrington. (I'm no fool.) Feel free to submit some more that are not already here. I will try to be more prompt in posting them in the future.
Plato. The Ideal Candidate!
Aristotle: The Logical One for the Job.
Augustine: Predestined to be President.
Plotinus Is The One!
Ockham: The Universal Candidate!
Elect Kant: It is a Moral Imperative!
Vote for Hegel: The Spirit of the Times!
Sartre: Itís Absurd to Vote Otherwise!
Epicurus: Let the Good Times Roll!
Hegelís Got the Spirit!
Plato: The Man with a Plan
Aristotle: He Strikes a Golden Mean
Augustine: Predestined to Lead!
Augustine: Vote for Augustine and the City of God!
Aquinas: On the Side of the Angels
Nietzsche Has the Will-to-Power!
Heidegger: He's For Real!
Descartes for President: I Doubt It
Sartre Makes Me Nauseated
Quine: Get Real!
Foucault is Beacoup!
University of Mississippi
Pirron: I wouldn't doubt
Hume: "For a More Beneficent World--Vote Hume"
Quine: "Gavagai! Gavagai!"
Putnam: "Unlike Gore and Bush, He's no Brain-in-a-Vat!"
Derrida: "He'll make a Differance!"
Heidegger: "He's a Being-in-the-World!"
Kripke: "Vote for a Rigid Designator!"
Rawls: "JR Knows the Original Position."
Rawls: "Rawls is the Difference Principle"
Mitchell R. Haney, Ph.D.
Department of Communication Studies/Theater/Humanities
Missouri Western State College
Russell: vote for him and you'll be "set!"
Frege: because the morning star IS the evening star
Kuhn: Viva La Revolution!
Popper: Honestly unfalsifiable!
McGinn: If you just don't know, vote for McGinn.
Vote for Thales...the competition is all wet behind the ears!
Vote for Hume or else who "knows" what will come tomorrow?
Kant.... Let's get Metaphysical
John WB & Shaunna L Kennedy
Aristotle ... because ... he has causes!
And then there is Sartre's depressing ... No Exit.
Plato: For the Ideal Republic!
Plato: Ascend from the Cave!
Plotinus: Millions of Christians can't be wrong!
Plotinus: For an experience you'll never forget!
Berkeley: Kick asses not lamposts!
Ml. O Halloran, Kildimo, Co. Limerick, Eire
Socrates...Supports term limits!
Hegel...The dialectical resolution of opposites!
Vote Sartre...Now you have a choice!
George Berkeley: He can be perceived.
Vote Locke for his secondary qualities
Go with your first impressions, go Hume
John Sarnecki, submitted by Eric Snider
Derrida... The Politics of "Differance"
Heidegger... He's Ready to Hand
Sartre... Freedom of Choice
Moore... For the Good
Husserl.... Experience and Judgment
Husserl... The time is Now, before, and later
University of Mississippi
Vote for Kant: it's imperative.
Socrates: Why not?
Vote Immanuel Kant - he knows what he knows.
Jesus of Nazareth: Vote unto others, as you would have them vote unto you.
Customer Sales & Service Quality Management
Nietzsche... He doesn't need your vote, he can will himself to power!
Voltaire... Because Micromegas wants you to vote for him.
Newton... Because every action produces an equal reaction.
Sade... Dick and Bush in 2000!
Sartre...Don't succumb to Bad Faith: Vote the Authentic Choice!
Socrates...to die for
University of Notre dame
Nietzsche: You've voted for him before!
Plato...The "Ideal" Candidate.
Ronald Dworkin: "I promise to only appoint judges who have Integrity"
Thomas Nagel: "The man your inner self likes, the man your outer self knows he needs."
Immanuel Kant: "I will bring back capital punishment... come on, repeat after me, "An eye for an eye, an eye for an eye..."
Ockham------"A cut above the rest"
Socrates--------"End Deadlock! Or, hemlock"
Plato------------"For the Republic!"
Zeno------------"Nothing paradoxical. He's sharp as an arrow!"
Marx------------"Don't dither. Let's wither away the state (like the USSR)!"
Nietzsche--------"Vote with the Superman!"
JS Mill: The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number!
Descartes: The Rational Selection
Camus: Vote for Me...Or not. I don't care.
Todd M. Scott
516 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Vote for Russell: For there's not going to be an x such that x is the president and x is not Russell!
John Locke: He'll Start with a Blank Slate
Burlington Count College, NJ