Epicurus (341- 270 BCE)
  Branch: Ethics Approach: Epicureanism “The art of living well and the art of dying well are one in the
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Sappho (630 BCE- 570 BCE)
Born on the island of Lesbos around 630 BCE, this date is often disputed, surprisingly little is known about the
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Virgil (70 BCE- 21 BCE)
Virgil or Publius Vergilius Maro, his full name, is one of the most celebrated and influential of the ancient Roman poets.
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Pericles (495-429 BCE)
Pericles was an Athenian general and statesman who  rose to prominence during the golden age of Athens and would remain
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Marcus Aurelius (121-180 AD)
Marcus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor from 161 to 180 AD. For the first 8 years of his rule he
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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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