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Ancient Greek philosophers

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

Plato's allegory of the cave is one of the greatest stories of philosophy. It allows us to understand how the Greek philosopher perceived the world in ancient times. The tale involves a metaphorical explanation, in which the human being is...

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.

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

Platonic Love: The Concept of the Greek Philosopher Plato

Platonic love is one of the most widely misinterpreted concepts in Plato's philosophy. It has transcended the realm of philosophy, becoming widely used across culture -- and has strayed from its original meaning throughout the process. Plato believed that love...

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...