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[Part 4] Contribution of the Western Thinkers: Pythagoras, Socrates, Plato

Introduction: Ancient Greek Philosophy

Greek Philosophers believed virtue as excellence of any kind. A virtue is a character trait or quality that is valued as good, by the society. 1,082 more words

Ethics Mains

Portugal: A nice timing for Sócrates rivals

The former Prime Minister José Sócrates was arrested under tax fraud, money laundering and corruption just a few days after the resignation of the Portuguese Interior minister Miguel Macedo following the corruption scandal of the ‘Golden’ visas affair. 374 more words



In my school years every classroom had three rows of desks and two aisles between them. The desks were painted black and a new coat of paint was added onto them every year before the month of September. 525 more words

Disgusted with gross violations

Disgust is often used to persuade. But are gut feelings a reliable guide to right and wrong? Carol Hays’ persuasive answer is that they are not. 9 more words

P2: What Can I Know?

Learn Thyself

At some point during the past year a completely bright light came on for me during a Jason Crandell class on YogaGlo. I refer to Jason as the ninja mind messer. 711 more words


Apologia: Discussion

Now that we’ve talked about the different aspects (Pt. One, Pt. Two) of the Apologia, we can ask some more global questions. 902 more words

Dead White Guys