Ovid (43 BCE- AD 17)
Ovid, know during his life as Publius Ovidius Naso, was a noted Roman poet who is often mentioned along with the likes
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Zeno of Citium and the rise of Stoicism
Zeno of Citium was born around 332 BCE, some 10 years after the death of Aristotle. A quiet man who
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summary of nicomachean ethics by aristotle
Aristotle (384-322 BCE)
Branch: Epistemology Approach:Empiricism “Everything that depends on the action of nature is by nature as good as it can be”
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Pythagoras and the Revolution of Mathematics
While Pythagoras has become known as one of the first revolutionaries in the field of philosophy and mathematics, surprisingly little
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Zeno of Elea and the Impossibility of Motion
Zeno of Elea was a rather interesting presocratic philosopher, though that isn’t to say other presocratics were uninteresting. There were
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Diogenes of Sinope and the Modern Cynics
Diogenes of Sinope is often considered one of the more eccentric, or at the very least untraditional, of the ancient
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Sculpture of Herodotus
Herodotus: Father of History or Father of Lies?
Insatiably curious, prone to whimsy, a talented writer, a slave to gossip, an innovator, a barbarian apologist, a cosmopolitan, a
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Painting of Pericles
Pericles and the Land of the Deadheads
Pericles: “I Shall Begin With Our Ancestors” “I shall begin with our ancestors,” said Pericles, in his speech for the
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Homer Singing for the People
Homer the Poet and Fate – Part Two
by A.P. David – You can Read Homer the Poet and Fate – Part One by A.P. David HERE: https://classicalwisdom.com/homer-the-poet-and-fate-part-one/ The
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Homer the Poet and Fate – Part One
by A. P. David What is the role of ‘fate’ in Homer’s Iliad? My late teacher David Grene used to
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