Plotinus: Founder Of Neo-Platonism
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Plotinus (205-70 AD) was one of the most important philosophers of lateRead more.
Pre-Socratic Atomists: Pioneers of Modern Science
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The pre-Socratic Atomists were a group of ancient thinkers who proposed aRead 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.
Leucippus, Democritus, and Atomism
By Jacob Bell, Associate Editor, Classical Wisdom Most folks know something about atomic theory… its surprising ancient history, however, isRead more.
Protagoras & Relativism
By Jacob Bell, Associate Editor, Classical Wisdom “Man is the measure of all things…” It is likely that you haveRead more.
Anaxagoras and His Mind
By Monica Correa, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom In ancient Greece, the idea of a flat earth was simply assumed toRead more.
Xenophanes and the Singular God
Xenophanes of Colophon was a traveling poet and philosopher who preceded Socrates by over a century. As is common withRead more.
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.
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.