Socrates News & Opinion Articles
|Wed Nov 20, 2013 | theatlantic.com|
The shocking lesson of The Prince isn’t that politics demands dirty hands, but that politicians shouldn’t care.
|Tue Sep 03, 2013 | blogs.scientificamerican.com|
The following is a parable grounded in science with an aim toward Socratic questioning. It’s dinnertime somewhere. A ki...
|Wed Aug 07, 2013 | greece.greekreporter.com|
Philosophers from around the world gathered at the place where their practice really had its roots - Plato's Academy -...
|Tue Feb 22, 2011 | ancient.eu.com|
In his famous work Republic, Plato discusses the concept of the `True Lie' or the `Lie in the Soul'. Through a conversa...
|Mon Jan 01, 2001 | brainyquote.com|
Enjoy the best Aristotle Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by Aristotle, Greek Philosopher, Born 384 BC.
|Why do we obey the law? The trial of Socrates|
|Fri 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...
|The Ideas of Socrates|
|Sun 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|
|Sat 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|
|Sat 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...
|Socrates - Encyclopedia channel|
|Mon May 07, 2007|
Ancient Greek philosopher Socrates was born in Athens in the year 469 B.C., into the family of the sculptor Sophroniscus and Phaenarete. Socrates became the new philosophy founder and...