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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Epicurus: The Nature of Death and the Purpose of Life
Early philosophy in ancient Greece sought to explain the nature of the universe. For instance, there was Thales of Miletus,
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Aristotle The Philosopher who Knew it All
It has been said that he was a man who knew everything. In fact, he was considered the last man
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The Death of Socrates…and the State that Killed Him
by Anya Leonard According to the Oracle at Delphi, Socrates was the wisest of them all. It is usually considered
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The Probing Philosopher Kings
by Anya Leonard One might wonder why Socrates never wrote anything down. Such a brilliant philosopher… wouldn’t he want to
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Five Reasons Why Socrates Was A Terrible Husband
By. Van Bryan Socrates is often credited with the quote, “By all means, marry. If you get a good wife,
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