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  • Mary Beard's Greece: a walk on the wise sideFri Jun 13, 2014 |
    Aristotle, the ancient Greek philosopher, scientist, political theorist and critic, and universal guru, was – according to legend – a great walker. One story has it that...
  • I instagram, therefore I am: From Descartes to the 'selfie'Sat Dec 21, 2013 |
    Is the self autonomous, existing independently of its environment, or are we actually an inseparable part of a larger social web?
  • Why Machiavelli Still MattersMon Dec 09, 2013 |
    'The Prince' teaches that there are no friends in politics.
  • Machiavelli Was RightWed Nov 20, 2013 |
    The shocking lesson of The Prince isn’t that politics demands dirty hands, but that politicians shouldn’t care.
  • Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?Tue Sep 03, 2013 |
    The following is a parable grounded in science with an aim toward Socratic questioning. It’s dinnertime somewhere. A kid pushes a small pile of sautéed broccoli to ...
  • Annabel Lyon's The Sweet Girl: Aristotle's Mystery DaughterTue Jun 04, 2013 |
    In November 2009, I met Margaret Atwood. This was at a grand party, the pinnacle of the Canadian literary-awards season—the Scotiabank Giller Prize gala, where I was a...
  • Philosophy Revived at Plato's AcademyWed Aug 07, 2013 |
    Philosophers from around the world gathered at the place where their practice really had its roots - Plato's Academy - in an Athens neighborhood as part of a series of...
  • Plato's Lie In The Soul (Article)Tue Feb 22, 2011 |
    In his famous work Republic, Plato discusses the concept of the `True Lie' or the `Lie in the Soul'. Through a conversation between Socrates and Adeimantus (Plato's...
  • British scientist uncovers 'secret messages' hidden in Plato's ancient textTue Jun 29, 2010 |
    The codes suggest that Plato was a secret follower of the philosopher Pythagoras and shared his belief that the secrets to the universe lie in numbers and maths.
  • Aristotle Quotes- BrainyQuoteMon Jan 01, 2001 |
    Enjoy the best Aristotle Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by Aristotle, Greek Philosopher, Born 384 BC.

Greek Philosophers Videos

  • Plato and Aristotle (Introduction to Greek Philosophy)
    Plato and Aristotle (Introduction to Greek Philosophy)Thu Jan 30, 2014
    Tom Richey provides students with an introduction to Greek philosophy, contrasting Plato's idealism with Aristotle's realism and comparing the basic premise of Plato's Republic with Ar...
  • Why do we obey the law? The trial of Socrates
    Why do we obey the law? The trial of SocratesFri Aug 30, 2013
    Must we obey the law? I suspect the answer for most is yes. This makes sense since the alternative -- a society where people pick and choose which laws they wish to be bound by -- soun...
  • Introduction to Aristotle's System of Tragedy
    Introduction to Aristotle's System of TragedySun Aug 25, 2013
    An intro to the tragedy formula as depicted in Aristotle's "Poetics."
  • The Ideas of Socrates
    The Ideas of SocratesSun Apr 21, 2013
    In this lecture we examine the ideas of Socrates. We look at his exhortation to 'care for your soul', his conviction that knowledge of virtue is necessary to become virtuous, his belie...
  • Socrates: The Man and His Life
    Socrates: The Man and His LifeSat Mar 30, 2013
    In this lecture we investigate the life of Socrates. In particular, we look at two monumental events in his life: his encounter with the oracle at Delphi which pronounced him to be the...
  • Socrates: The Socratic Problem
    Socrates: The Socratic ProblemSat Mar 23, 2013
    In this lecture we investigate what is known as the Socratic problem, which is the problem as to whether we can arrive at knowledge of the historical Socrates, or whether he will alway...
  • What Aristotle and Joshua Bell can teach us about persuasion - Conor Neill
    What Aristotle and Joshua Bell can teach us about persuasion - Conor NeillMon Jan 14, 2013
    Imagine you are one of the world's greatest violin players, and you decide to conduct an experiment: play inside a subway station and see if anyone stops to appreciate when you are str...
  • Socrates, Plato, Aristotle
    Socrates, Plato, AristotleSun Jan 06, 2013
    Talk on the similarities, differences and lives of Greek Philosophers Socrates, Plato and Aristotle, respectively.
  • Digital Aristotle: Thoughts on the Future of Education
    Digital Aristotle: Thoughts on the Future of EducationMon Nov 05, 2012
    Some thoughts on teachers, students and the Future of Education.
  • Aristotle Biography
    Aristotle BiographyTue May 29, 2012
    Aristotle 384 BC - 322 BC. Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and teacher of many subjects, including; Physics, Metaphysics, Theater, Poetry, Politics, Government, Biology, Zoology, Eth...
  • Plato's cave analysis
    Plato's cave analysisThu Oct 27, 2011
    How to understand Plato. Animated analysis of Plato's cave in Book 7 of THE REPUBLIC with reference to the Meno (anamnesis and the discussion on the difference between true belief and...
  • Philosophy - A Guide to Happiness: Socrates on Self-Confidence
    Philosophy - A Guide to Happiness: Socrates on Self-ConfidenceTue Oct 18, 2011
    Documentary inspired and hosted by Alain de Botton, based on his book The Consolations of Philosophy