Don Quixote’s Dilemma

In Cervantes’ Don Quixote, written in 1605 and the second part in 1615, Cervantes wrote about a man who was enthralled with tales of chivalry, Alonso Quixano.  This man was so absorbed in these tales that he decided to serve his country in becoming a knight-errant (a roaming knight).  Knights were no longer present in … More Don Quixote’s Dilemma

Constitutionalism

Constitutionalism is when the person in charge of a country, say a monarch or president, is limited in power and the things that he can do.  A constitution can be a written document or it can be a known fact. A Jesuit Spaniard, Juan de Mariana wrote a couple of books on limiting the power … More Constitutionalism