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Ancient Inscription Touts Benefits of Greek Philosophy of Epicurianism

At a remote site in Turkey, archaeologists recently discovered fragments of the ancient world’s most massive inscription -- and of course, it was in Greek -- touting the benefits of the philosophy of Epicureanism. The inscription, a quote from the Second...

Plato’s Allegory of the Cave and Its Connection with the Present

Plato's allegory of the cave is one of the great stories of philosophy. It allows us to understand how the Greek philosopher perceived the world in ancient times. The tale deals with a metaphorical explanation, made by the ancient Greek...

Socrates, the Founder of Western Philosophy

Socrates is the most important exponent of Western philosophy, his ideas forming a continuum from Ancient Greece to today's Western thought

Xenophon: Warrior and Chronicler of Ancient Greece

The Greek military leader, philosopher and historian Xenophon was beyond a doubt one of the most extraordinary figures of ancient Greece.