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Why We are All Greeks: Three Times the World Adopted Greek Principles

"We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religions, our arts have their root in Greece," Percy Bysshe Shelley. By Demetri Kantarelis, Ph.D. Professor, Assumption University "Hey, we are all Greek!" I mean that, figuratively, we, all inhabitants of Earth,...

‘Greek Philosopher’ App: Wisdom from Ancient Greece at Your Fingertips

The "Greek Philosopher" app gathers more than six hundred of the most profound words of wisdom from the major schools of ancient Greece and delivers them straight to you on your cell phone. Based on original sources, this work is...

Plato’s Best (and Worst) Ideas Will Surprise You

Plato was one of the most brilliant and important minds in the history of Greece, he had some great ideas but some not very smart.

UK Denies Man Asylum For Failing to Know Greek Philosophers

  A Pakistani man who claimed to be under threat in his home country for his humanist beliefs, had his claim to asylum in the U.K. rejected because he failed to correctly answer questions on ancient Greek philosophers. British newspaper the...

One Direction Singer Harry Styles Starts Greek Philosophy Twitter Trend

One Direction boy band member Harry Styles took to Twitter last week to educate his followers on a little bit of Greek philosophy. The tweet came after modern philosopher and writer Alain de Botton suggested that influential people should share...