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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.

Plato 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...
  • Socrates, Plato, Aristotle
    Socrates, Plato, AristotleSun Jan 06, 2013
    Talk on the similarities, differences and lives of Greek Philosophers Socrates, Plato and Aristotle, respectively.
  • 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...
  • Plato - The Allegory of the Cave - (The Matrix) Animated
    Plato - The Allegory of the Cave - (The Matrix) AnimatedSat May 02, 2009
    The Allegory of the Cave, also commonly known as Myth of the Cave, Metaphor of the Cave, The Cave Analogy, or the Parable of the Cave, is an allegory used by the Greek philosopher Plat...
  • Plato - Encyclopedia channel
    Plato - Encyclopedia channelTue May 08, 2007
    The school founded by this antique philosopher, became a prototype of modern higher education. Contemporaries named him "the divine teacher". In his works it was spoken about an ideal...