Epicurus (341- 270 BCE)
Branch: Ethics Approach: Epicureanism “The art of living well and the art of dying well are one in theRead more.
Sappho (630 BCE- 570 BCE)
Born on the island of Lesbos around 630 BCE, this date is often disputed, surprisingly little is known about theRead more.
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.Read more.
Pericles (495-429 BCE)
Pericles was an Athenian general and statesman who rose to prominence during the golden age of Athens and would remainRead more.
Marcus Aurelius (121-180 AD)
Marcus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor from 161 to 180 AD. For the first 8 years of his rule heRead more.
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 likesRead more.
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 whoRead more.
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”Read more.
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 littleRead more.
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 wereRead more.