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Find out papers and researches on Greek philosophers/Ancien Philsoophy and their philosophical ideas (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, …). Main topics of their thoughts are covered : ethics, metaphysics, politics, …

Plato and Aristotle Similarities and Differences

Plato vs Aristotle: Compared Philosophies Undeniably, Plato and Aristotle are the two rock stars of Greek Philosophy. Plato created idealism and Aristotle, later recuperated by Thomas Aquinas, became the official doctrine…

Aristotle: Politics Summary

Aristotle: Politics Summary

Aristotle: Politics from the ideal to the real world Unlike most philosophers, Aristotle’s political experience is undeniable as he was tutor of Alexander the…

Plato: Phaedo Summary

Plato: Phaedo Summary

The Phaedo, a synthesis of the Socratic thought The Phaedo, a Plato’s dialogue, has two advantages for readers: firstly, it is one of the…

Aristotle’s Metaphysics (Summary)

Aristotle’s Metaphysics (Summary)

Summary of Metaphysics by Aristotle Plato, in his theory of forms, separates the sensible world (appearances) of the intelligible world (ideas) and the intelligible world…

Epictetus: Enchiridion Summary

Epictetus: Enchiridion Summary

Summary and Analysis of Enchiridion by Epictetus Epictetus, born about 50, died between 125 and 130 AD, was a greek slave before becoming a…

Plato’s Philosophy Summary

Plato’s Philosophy Summary

Plato’s thought: A philosophy of reason Plato was a Greek philosopher known and recognized for having allowed such a considerable philosophical work. The sensible…

Who was Socrates ?

Who was Socrates ?

Socrates as a enigmous figure of the Philosophy Socrates is probably the most mysterious figure of Western philosophy. Socrates is both the most famous…

Socrates and Ignorance

The Western philosophical tradition is deeply indebted to Socrates. The question “how to live?” has rightly been called “the Socratic question”. The method of…

Epicureanism – Definition

Epicureanism – Definition

Introduction to the epicureanism, a greek philosophy school Epicureanism is the philosophy of Epicurus and his followers, combining an ethical hedonism with a materialist…

The Socratic method

The Socratic method

Socrates and Maieutics The Socratic method is at the heart of the Socratic philosophy. Indeed, it is defined as the delivery of spirits. Through…

Stoicism and Philosophy

Stoicism and Philosophy

Stoïcism has been one of the powerful philosophy schools at Antiquity. Stoicism: From the Old Stoicism to Imperial Stoicism There are several periods in…

Epicurus Philosophy Summary

Epicurus Philosophy Summary

Epicurus Philosophy: Happiness, Death and Desire The philosopher Epicurus (341-270 BC.) has lived in Greece at trouble times, when the Hellenic cities have declined….

Aristotle : Poetics (Summary)

Aristotle : Poetics (Summary)

From the Poetics by Aristotle devoted to literary criticism, only the first part – mainly dedicated to the tragedy – was received. Long forgotten by…