Tag: ancient-philosophy

33 Was Socrates a fictional character invented by Plato? 2012-03-27T22:48:16.490

13 Why did Epicureanism become "the main opponent" of Stoicism? 2012-06-03T20:44:09.280

12 Does Plato see tyranny as final? 2012-04-02T22:51:11.693

11 How do Neoplatonic interpretations differ from original Platonic ideas? 2012-04-24T08:44:11.250

11 Are Hellenistic schools of philosophy also therapeutic regimes? 2013-10-03T06:47:10.560

10 Is virtue necessary to achieve eudaimonia? 2011-06-27T20:30:26.597

10 What triggered the philosophical movement in the ancient West? 2012-12-21T17:21:20.800

10 Was Socrates a monotheist? 2015-10-09T17:21:52.807

10 "There is no difference, if no difference can be detected" 2020-02-25T02:13:56.627

9 Did Thales really argue this? 2014-06-01T04:12:27.647

7 Why is Nietzsche so against Socrates? 2014-06-24T20:17:29.147

7 What was ancient Philosophy written on/with? 2015-12-17T02:30:38.543

7 Are there any ancient Greek philosophers with a 'complete' philosophy that never made it to prime time? 2019-03-12T13:15:36.970

6 Is Aristotle's "Poetics" the first work of literary criticism? 2011-12-09T13:58:07.750

6 If Parmenides denied the reality of void, would he then have affirmed the reality of space? 2013-09-15T22:02:06.957

6 Why is it true that anything that changes must be divisible according to Aristotle? 2017-05-26T01:03:50.067

5 In greek philosophy, what is the difference between "gnosis" and "episteme"? 2013-08-04T15:48:53.293

5 What Did Plotinus Mean by Contemplation? 2015-04-20T21:38:45.650

5 Did Greek philosophers know about Eastern philosophies? 2016-09-19T21:01:14.543

5 Marsilio Ficino' commentary on the Symposium on Love guidance 2017-08-02T16:42:04.500

5 Dasein and know thyself 2018-01-17T07:06:51.637

5 Does the Platonic triad originate with Plato? 2020-09-17T12:48:32.103

4 Formal treatments for Stoic Logic 2012-06-05T21:17:16.943

4 Why were books of philosophy available in the orchestra in Platos time? 2013-05-29T22:49:31.950

4 In what sense are a brown horse and a dark ox "three together"? 2014-01-01T23:38:27.720

4 Chrysippus and Strict Implicature 2014-06-20T13:46:01.020

4 Is there a theory of time consistent with Heraclitus? 2015-09-14T02:46:05.830

4 What does Timaeus mean in this saying? 2017-01-09T18:58:04.057

4 Does Aristotle think universals are identical to particulars? 2017-03-14T05:47:59.573

4 Do wholes tell us what the parts are? 2018-01-17T09:02:21.220

4 Which ancient Greeks are known to have commentated on Zeno's Paradoxes? 2018-04-02T14:38:00.290

4 Allegory of the cave and Forms? 2018-09-30T15:51:08.277

4 "Corresponding behaviour" in text on Socrates' philosophy 2020-02-26T05:35:33.943

4 Why did Aristotle claim we can't wish our friends be gods? 2020-06-15T02:01:04.147

3 Translation of a greek word in Stoic thought 2013-01-10T21:18:56.163

3 Who was the Greek philosopher that created a punctuation mark meaning "or so it seems to me at the moment"? 2013-04-22T03:05:41.230

3 Is Oedipus Rex as an encounter of reason with myth? 2013-06-14T18:23:11.267

3 How does Democritus account for eidola in terms of his atomic theory, if in fact he does? 2013-08-10T04:13:58.303

3 What properties can Void have? 2013-09-26T10:58:40.723

3 Does entelechy have a contrary? 2014-03-17T22:51:13.897

3 Who were the major innovators of new types of syllogisms? 2014-06-19T21:10:49.493

3 Can Euclid's Elements be used to rigorously prove 2+2=4? 2014-06-21T05:37:51.657

3 Why doesn't Parmenides argument hold for fields - or does it? 2015-03-29T18:38:00.577

3 Is "the mind" in Phaedo the same as "Nous" in Neoplatonic philosophy? 2015-10-21T16:29:14.697

3 What Epictetus meant in "Enchiridon" XLVI? 2015-11-29T12:25:44.983

3 Must everything in time be subject to time? 2016-02-19T07:53:49.957

3 How did the philosophy of Ancient Greece influence Ancient Rome? 2016-12-21T15:56:05.540

3 Why does Philo skip Genesis 1? 2017-08-23T22:59:34.677

3 According to Aristotle, can knowledge of geometry exist outside of particular subjects? 2017-09-09T20:01:10.843

3 Which works of Plato and Aristotle (Ancient Greek if there is more worth it) should I read to get a context to study Continental Rationalism? 2018-03-26T11:13:19.837

3 Did Ancient Greeks believed that only God can give Agape Love, the unconditional love for everyone? 2018-08-30T16:10:55.843

3 Random Emergence 2018-11-02T23:22:10.077

3 What are the important questions about pre-socratic philosophy? 2019-05-07T21:37:01.280

3 What percentage of extant Greek texts from Antiquity constitute philosophy? 2020-03-07T19:26:27.260

3 Plato Symposium - Is Socrates's Response to Agathon Warranted? 2020-05-19T15:46:56.580

2 Is Parmenides a Dualist? 2013-03-03T16:29:02.163

2 Has the early part of Platos Timaeus been used as evidence for establishing the origins of philosophy? 2013-05-29T01:54:19.900

2 Why did the Stoics believe that both children & animals have no emotions? 2013-07-23T00:35:47.137

2 What is the difference between Epicurean sense-perception and Qualia? 2014-02-11T22:12:25.433

2 Element Earth in ancient Greece 2014-03-25T09:47:24.753

2 Aristoi vs. Hoi Polloi - Was it a genuine division created by Heraclitus or was it somehow misinterpreted?(and its implications) 2014-06-29T07:22:44.407

2 What social class was Socrates from? 2014-07-09T14:39:22.930

2 Factors causing entelechia not to realize 2015-04-17T00:07:08.290

2 Were there any prominent philosophers / philosophies pre-Ancient Greece? 2015-05-09T02:36:13.187

2 What developments prompted Cliffords picture of spacetime? 2015-11-21T02:13:30.180

2 What are some contemporary debates regarding Plato's & Aristotle's writings? 2016-03-12T01:03:51.240

2 Why cannot matter be infinitely divisible according to Plato? 2016-11-28T23:32:38.117

2 The clay theory of the universe 2017-09-18T15:28:41.387

2 Does the concept of Axis Mundi imply the idea of a symmetric universe? 2018-09-05T14:23:23.343

2 What sort of philosophy does this come into? 2018-09-30T08:17:49.593

2 Is there any evidence that Nietzsche read anything by Zarathustra? 2019-01-20T03:26:19.357

2 Where can I access or purchase Aristotelis Opera (edited by Immanuel Bekker)? 2019-03-08T01:31:26.347

2 The concept of nature in the Greek philosophy 2020-04-06T04:37:53.350

2 Apart from Religious content, what philosophical doctrines can be found in the Bible? 2020-04-10T21:40:50.187

2 Where in Aristotle's Topics did he say there's no exact/clear way to distinguish two concepts? 2020-08-23T14:18:41.753

2 Number of causes in Porphyry 2020-08-25T13:19:42.313

1 Are there philosophical principles that made convincing in antiquity that the Earth was a sphere? 2012-04-20T02:16:48.110

1 To what extent did the Presocratics borrow from neighbouring Babylonian & Egyptian cultures? 2013-03-04T04:56:11.123

1 What was the importance of the Liars Paradox in Stoic Logic? 2013-03-26T23:27:54.460

1 What is the most credible picture of Plato's Academy in Plato's time? 2013-05-31T23:55:20.537

1 Was Newtons corpuscular theory of light influenced by that of Democritus? 2013-08-11T23:39:39.927

1 Are Irrational numbers 'Irrational'? 2013-09-18T04:45:52.563

1 Is there a pantheistic religion built by Xenophanes? 2014-01-01T23:20:52.623

1 Can a priori principles be applied to deduce 'Principal Bundles' as principles in Modern Physics? 2015-03-29T19:27:41.140

1 Why does Leonardo da Vinci make the following claim? 2016-07-26T13:49:24.043

1 Can somebody please give me good tips about how to write a high quality philosophy essay? 2016-10-22T22:56:25.050

1 What is the meaning of the quote from Anaxogoras? “even those who have occasion for a lamp supply it with oil.” 2017-10-07T09:30:22.330

1 Some similarity of Leibniz and Anaxagoras 2017-12-17T14:46:17.947

1 Is there an ur-philosophy behind the philosophy of Pythagoras and Lao Tze Tung? 2018-01-16T19:08:28.123

1 How does one understand the second and third triad in Hegels Logic? 2018-01-17T18:23:29.720

1 For Aristotle, how and why does friction generate heat? 2019-01-30T15:11:36.757

1 What are some arguments against the third man argument? 2019-07-11T22:34:48.843

1 According to Plato, can there be forms for a certain class of particulars? 2020-04-17T01:11:17.743

1 Academic consensus on Egypt as origins/impetus of Ancient Greek philosophy 2020-06-14T13:19:19.230

1 What is known of Anaximander's reasoning behind his belief that the Earth floated? 2020-11-12T14:11:05.900

1 I am looking for a parable that tells about a tyrant and an honest poor man 2021-01-02T02:16:20.190

1 Who first said that he who cannot govern himself cannot govern others? 2021-01-12T23:56:31.053

0 Is the noumena, in a sense apeiron? 2015-07-02T18:33:46.400

0 How similar were Epicureans and Stoics to Buddhism on suffering? 2018-06-11T09:36:58.167