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Socrates: A Man for Our Times

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Plato, the Metaphysic Philosopher

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In his Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle (384-322 B.C.E.) describes the happy life intended for man by nature as one lived in accordance with virtue, and, ...

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The Possibility of Self-Sacrifice

Making Athens Great Again

... Gorgias shows Socrates in dialogue with the great rhetorician, one of his students, and an aspiring Athenian politician on the theme of the good life.

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Dying for Ideas

Gandhi and the Socratic art of dying

Socrates in the City: Conversations on "Life, God, and Other Small Topics

How Gandhi Used Socrates

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Without the Least Tremor: The Sacrifice of Socrates in Plato's Phaedo

Socrates and the Purpose of Rhetoric

Socrates in the City: Conversations on "Life, God, and Other Small Topics" by Eric Metaxas

The Last Days of Socrates (Penguin Classics)

Seneca recounts the last, painful day, of the life of the rival philosopher Epicurus, who claimed that even that day he was happy. Which leads us into ...

10 Socratic ...

Indian religion has always felt that since the minds, the temperaments and the intellectual affinities of men are unlimited in their variety, ...

The end of progress

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A critical distinction S: How can rhetoricians or tyrants have great power in states,

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Diotima advises Socrates to climb a ladder of ascent in the contemplation of love:

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Jordan B. Peterson's “12 Rules for Life” is a call to clarity in an age of chaos

Michel Foucault

Homer, the Epic Poet

Seneca anticipates modern social psychological research in arguing that keeping oneself busy for the sake of being busy does not lead to happiness.

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El Greco, the painter

From Socrates to Sartre: The Philosophic Quest

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Søren Kierkegaard's Life (1813-1855)


#046 Doubt With Socrates and Nick Pappas In this episode you'll hear the philosophical history of “doubt” and learn why a healthy dose of skepticism can ...

The Socratic Method

John Locke (1632-1704) was a major English philosopher, whose political writings in particular helped pave the way for the French and American revolutions.

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Ludwig Wittgenstein

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In Saint-Quentin's piece on Socrates' death the scene depicts the moment just after taking the cup. The figures around him cry out and clutch their hands ...

Part III: Socrates and Callicles Callicles: Polus was refuted because he 'compromised'

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Socrates then admits that he was given this revelation by an enigmatic woman named Diotima of Mantinea, who likewise demonstrated to Socrates that love was ...

Pericles, the Inspired Statesman

Does it lead to more suffering than happiness? David and Tamler discuss a recent study that suggests the ...

Humanism's faith in reason represents our best hope

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Mahatma Gandhi


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Socrates in the City: Conversations on "Life, God, and Other Small Topics" by Eric Metaxas

Sam Harris Asks Questions Jordan Peterson Can't Answer

For him the fundamental philosophical question — 'should I live or die; to be or not to be'? — had already found its answer in the idea of self-sacrifice.

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Archimedes, the Mathematecian

Epilogue and Mythos: Socratic-Platonic Religion The souls of the just go to the