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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

Greek Philosopher Pythagoras and His Famous Theorem

The influence of Pythagoras in mathematics and philosophy remains strong today along with the mysteries surrounding the great Greek philosopher

The Cosmos of Ancient Greece’s Antikythera Mechanism

The Antikythera computer captured the ancient Greek passion for mathematics, and especially geometry. By Evaggelos Vallianatos The second century BC was a time of the golden age of Greek science and civilization centered in the kingdoms of the empire of Alexander...

The Golden Age of Greek Science

Greece had two golden ages. The legacies of Greek golden ages, especially in science, made Western civilization what we know today.

The Archaeological Mystery of Aristotle’s Tomb

A Greek archaeologist potentially made one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in decades when he claimed in 2016 that he had found the tomb of one of the most important ancient Greek philosophers, Aristotle, during excavations at the...

The Aristotle Menu: Eat Like an Ancient Greek Philosopher

According to Aristotle, the world was based on five elements -- earth, fire, water, air, and ether. Culinary professor Giorgos Palisidis has now created what he calls the "Aristotelian menu," based on foods and ingredients from northern Greece, the...

Ancient Greek Philosophers’ Timeless Wisdom

Some of the best quotes by Greek philosophers are sure to make you reflect on life's many issues, and change the way you think.

“Telosa” the Billionaire-Backed Utopian City Inspired by Aristotle

Billionaire Marc Lore, the former head of, has announced his plan to create the "utopian" city of Telosa by 2050. Lore, who was the CEO of Walmart's US e-commerce between 2016 and 2021, resigned from the mega-retailer in order...

The School of Aristotle: One of the First ‘Universities’ in the World

A place of universal historic and cultural interest, the ruins of the School of Aristotle are located just two miles from the contemporary town of Naoussa, in the Greek region of Macedonia. Located in the region of Esvoria, along the...

Edible Insects: New Frontier For Western Cuisine Has Ancient Roots

With the green light for the production and introduction of the first edible insects into European markets, conflicting opinions were rife.