Xenophanes: The Most Scandalous Philosopher of Ancient Greece
Written by Mariami Shanshashvili, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Plato’s Euthyphro is centered around Socrates’ attempts to examine and define the
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Aristotle by Francesco
Aristotle: Bad Writer, but Good Philosopher?
Of Aristotle’s writing, some readers were struck by the accuracy, some by the tone, others by the diligence, incision and
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The Life of Marcus Aurelius: Part I
Written by Katherine Kennedy, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom A Man of Many Names Marcus was born on the 26th of
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Epictetus: Philosophy as a Guide to Life
Written by Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Stoicism was one of the most popular and influential schools of philosophy
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Apollonius of Tyana: The Pagan Jesus Christ?
By Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Apollonius of Tyana was a remarkable and complex person. In the Ancient World
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Empedocles, the Eccentric Philosopher
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Empedocles, born c. 490 BCE in Akragas, Sicily, is perhaps one of the
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Epicurus – Proto-Scientist, Secular-Saint, and Sophisticated Hedonist
By Jacob Bell, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom There is probably no other ancient Greek philosopher who has been so misunderstood
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Thales of Miletus and the Birth of Western Philosophy
Living sometime between the 8th and 6th century BCE, Thales of Miletus is often considered one of the very first
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Plato’s “Apology” And The Wisdom Of Socrates
“The Apology” recounts the speech Socrates delivers to the court of Athens that means to put him to death for
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The Wholly Spirit of Aristotle
by Ben Potter When considering the origins of Western philosophy there is a clear, almost indisputable holy trinity which gave
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