Aristotle: In Praise of Contemplation
Written by Alex Barrientos, Senior Editor, Classical Wisdom What is the best, the highest, the happiest kind of life forRead more.
Plato’s Symposium: Always Change For Love
By Van Bryan So, that’s probably a strange thing to say, right? After all, the popular opinion today is thatRead more.
Having a Healthy Debate: Three Tips from Marcus Aurelius
Written by Alex Barrientos, Associate Editor, Classical Wisdom As a Roman Emperor, Marcus Aurelius faced many instances of adversity, notRead more.
Three Pre-Socratics You’ve Likely Never Heard Of
By David Hooker, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom As I read and re-read the philosophers, tragedians, poets, and other commentators ofRead more.
Christianity and Stoicism
By Rodrigo Ferreyra, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom It is no secret that the origins of Christian thought are closely relatedRead more.
The Goal of Happiness: A summary of Nicomachean Ethics
The achievement of happiness, according to Aristotle, is the end goal of every man. His reasoning is thus: All humanRead more.
Marcus Aurelius and the Sophists on Justice
Stoicism and the “Great Discourse” of Protagoras by Donald Robertson, author of “How to Think like a Roman Emperor” LearnRead more.
Aristotle’s Rhetoric: The Philosophy of Persuasion
In this life, whether you are a philosopher or not, you will need to know how to persuade people. AristotleRead more.