Anaximander’s Boundless Universe
Anaximander is often considered to be the first philosopher, at least in some circles. The more popular opinion, which isRead more.
The Pursuit Of Virtue: Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics
Last time we left off with Plato’s rather illusive explanation of moral virtue and the process of attaining it. ItRead more.
The Pursuit Of Virtue: Plato’s “The Meno”
While Plato and Aristotle are often considered to be contrary thinkers, or at the very least they were certainly distinctRead more.
Aristotle’s De Interpretatione: Fate Or Free Will?
The miserable King Oedipus of Thebes and his woeful story is a rather significant thought experiment for those of usRead more.
Injustice For All: Plato’s Republic And The Pursuit Of Justice
Plato’s The Republic is often, and for good reason, considered the single most important philosophical text of the western world.Read more.
Are You Feeling Lucky?
While Aristotle was most certainly a busy man, revolutionizing human thought can be rather time consuming, he still managed toRead more.
Plato’s “The Parmenides”: The Fault In Our Forms
By. Van Bryan The Parmenides (also known as, “Oh God, please don’t make us read that thing” in most philosophyRead more.
Heraclitus: The Fire And The Flux
By Van Bryan Heraclitus was born in Ephesus, an important ancient city located on the Ionian Coast, in about 535Read more.
Plato and the Disaster of Democracy
Athenian democracy came about around 550 BCE. At the time the system of government was designed to be a directRead more.