A New Way In to Plato’s Republic…
By Angie Hobbs, Professor of the Public Understanding of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield I grew up reading LadybirdRead more.
On God, An Extract from ‘How To Keep An Open Mind’
Text by Pyrrhonist philosopher Sextus Empiricus (c. 160 – c. 210 AD) translated by Richard Bett, Contributing Writer, Classical WisdomRead more.
Hesiod and Anaximander In Comparison
Written by Nicholaos Jones, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Ancient Greek philosophy begins in Miletus, an illustrious Greek colony along theRead more.
Melissus of Samos: Philosopher and Admiral
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Too often, students of philosophy are only aware of the great namesRead more.
Philo of Alexandria, Jewish Philosopher
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Many ancient societies were deeply influenced by Graeco-Roman Civilization, including early JudaicRead more.
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 theRead more.
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 andRead more.
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 ofRead more.
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 philosophyRead more.
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 WorldRead more.