Greek Philosophy – Aristotle’s Ethics — Thought Itself

Aristotle believed that humans have a purpose which is the fulfillment of human nature, the aim of the good life.  While many goals in life merely lead to further additional goals, such as the goal of making money leading to the goal of pleasure or security, Aristotle that there must be a final goal, an […]

Greek Philosophy – Aristotle’s Ethics — Thought Itself

The Radical Philosophy of Egypt: Forget God and Family, Write! — elizabeth rose psychic and tarot

by Dag Herbjørnsrud „New research indicates that Plato and Aristotle were right: Philosophy and the term “love of wisdom” hail from Egypt. Full Article here „A remarkable example of classical Egyptian philosophy is found in a 3,200-year-old text named “The Immortality of Writers.” This skeptical, rationalistic, and revolutionary manuscript was discovered during excavations in the […]

The Radical Philosophy of Egypt: Forget God and Family, Write! — elizabeth rose psychic and tarot

Plato: „Allegory of the Cave“ — Create Don’t Consume

Books are long and time is short. So being able to ask the right questions is the short cut you need. Here are three questions to explain Plato’s allegory of the cave. Plato can be very difficult to understand — even the popular Assassin’s Creed video game Odyssey featuring dialogue with Socrates and Pericles in […]

Plato: „Allegory of the Cave“ — Create Don’t Consume

Between Heaven and Earth, Part II: — The Art of Seeing – Explore Works from Philadelphia’s Museum of Art and Rodin Museum

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The Medieval Mind & the Reemergence of Art & Architecture after the Fall of the Roman Empire in Western Europe ___________________________________________________________________________________________ “Religious leaders bore a deep distrust of the intellect and declared that the pursuit of knowledge, unless sanctified by a holy mission, was a pagan act and therefore vile. Medieval Christians, knowing the other […]

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Literary Tales: Plato and Philosophy — Discourses on Minerva

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In the inaugural lecture of the “Philosophy Hour” at Literary Tales, we begin with the very source of systematic philosophy: Plato. In this half hour lecture we provide the tools for understanding Plato as a political thinker, ethicist, satirist, and architect of foreshadowing. This lecture introduces the reader/listener to how to extract the richness from […]

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The Poor are Always Sick — SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE

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Sophocles, fr. 354 [perhaps from the Creusa] “Don’t be at all surprised that I hold on to my money, Lord, Even mortals who have immense wealth Still clutch to profits when humans put everything In second place after money. Some people envy the person who isn’t sick. But no poor person seems healthy to me—the […]

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