plato and aristotle
Aristotle: In Praise of Contemplation
Written by Alex Barrientos, Senior Editor, Classical Wisdom What is the best, the highest, the happiest kind of life for
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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 that
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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, not
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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 of
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Love and Strife: Empedocles’ Universe
By David Hooker, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Who hasn’t looked up into a sky full of stars and wondered what
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Christianity and Stoicism
By Rodrigo Ferreyra, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom It is no secret that the origins of Christian thought are closely related
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The Illogic of Contradiction – Metaphysics by Aristotle
by Joel Bowman Don’t tell the politicians, Classical Reader, neither on the left, nor on the right. In the non-trivial
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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 human
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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” Learn
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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. Aristotle
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