The Death of Socrates…and the State that Killed Him
According to the Oracle at Delphi, Socrates was the wisest of them all. It is usually considered unwise, however, toRead more.
The Probing Philosopher Kings
by Anya Leonard One might wonder why Socrates never wrote anything down. Such a brilliant philosopher… wouldn’t he want toRead more.
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,Read more.
Aristippus and the Pursuit of Pleasure
As is common with many of the more obscure ancient philosophers, the majority of our knowledge comes from Diogenes Laertius’Read more.
Pyrrho Of Elis (360-270 BCE)
Branch: Epistemology Approach: Pyrrhonism “He lead a life consistent with his doctrine, going out of his way for nothing, takingRead more.
Musonius: The Roman Socrates
Musonius Rufus was born sometime before 30 A.D. to an Etruscan family in the town of Volsinii. Considered one ofRead more.
Branch: Ethics Approach: Relativism “Man is the measure of all things” Protagoras was born in Abdera, in northeast Greece. He wouldRead more.
Zeno of Elea (490-430 BCE)
Branch: Epistemology Approach: Paradox’s (reductio ad absurdum) Zeno of Elea was a rather interesting presocratic philosopher, though that isn’t toRead more.
Zeno of Citium (332-265 BCE)
Branch: Ethics Approach: Stoicism “Happiness is a good flow of life” Zeno of Citium was born around 332 BCE, someRead more.
Thales of Miletus (624-546 BCE)
Branch: Metaphysics Approach: Monism “Hope is the only good that is common to all men; those who have nothing elseRead more.