If You Win, You Lose: The Philosopher’s Political Dilemma
Written by Justin D. Lyons, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The philosopher in Plato’s Laws, called the Athenian stranger, converses withRead more.
Learning Greek with the Ancients: Noesis
Written by Visnja Bojovic, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom It is old news that ancient thinkers were constantly questioning human learning,Read more.
The Undermined Valentine
Written by Nickolas Pappas, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom There’s a story about love in Plato’s Symposium that captures the feelingRead more.
Do Philosopher Queens Exist?
You know how it goes… all ancient men hated women. Right? And Socrates… well, he was a terrible husband. SoRead 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.
Tyrannical Hell or Harmonious Utopia?
By Jacob Bell, Associate Editor, Classical Wisdom Imagine this… You are born into a political and social structure which hasRead more.
Socrates: The Man Who Knew Too Much
By Jacob Bell, Associate Editor, Classical Wisdom Socrates loved the pursuit of wisdom more than any other. He valued truth,Read more.
Old Ideas Renewed: Science, Philosophy, and Perception as Illusion
By Jacob Bell, Associate Editor, Classical Wisdom Plato, along with his instructor Socrates, are often recognized as the minds which beganRead more.
The Theory of Recollection: Immortal Soul Required
By Ben Potter The Phaedo takes places in 399 BC at the scene of the final days of Socrates’ life.Read more.
Plato’s Phaedo: The Spirituality of Socrates
“Crito, we ought to offer a cock to Asclepius. See to it, and don’t forget.” – the Last words ofRead more.