This short quiz briefly assesses your philosophical world views and tells you which out of eight schools of thought you are closest.
Dreams in Ancient Medicine Medicina Antiqua: University College London Along with many people before and since, most Greeks and Romans believed that dreams…
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In 399 B.C.E., Socrates was executed by the Athenian court on charges of impiety and corrupting the youth. The controversial decision lingers atop the great legacy of Athens, a city praised for its intellectual and political liberty. However, the reasons behind Socrates’ execution are themselves questionable.
Let’s turn back the clock and find out which famous Greek philosopher best describes your unique beliefs and convictions! Which school of thought will YOU belong to?
I argue in my thesis that the most vivid example of Egypt’s sway can be seen in the areas of religion and philosophy. These areas of influence manifest in three ways Hellenistic/Egyptian Paganism, Christianity/Judaism, and Philosophy.
Because of the close association between departed humans and the divine world, the metaphors evoked by avian imagery have further significance for under-standing the Egyptians’ conception of the afterlife.
What is comparative history good for? Does it pose special challenges? In our time of accelerating globalization, are we ready to embrace a new inter-discipline, Comparative Classics?
In a nutshell: there is no way to avoid the conclusion that Thucydides himself is responsible for the most important parts of his speakers’ speeches, that is, that for all practical purposes he composed them.
Consider the following objects: an army, a house, a giraffe, your immortal soul. What makes these things different from each other and might they have in common. Plotinus, the founder of neo-platonism, who lived in the third century, would say that a striking feature of these things is that some of them are more real than others.