Epicurus

The 9 best philosophy books that will change your life

Whether we know it or not, we all love philosophy. Discussing abstract concepts, dealing with the most human internal struggles, and overcoming yet …

8 Yorkshire cocktail bars have been named in the UK top 50

A total of eight Yorkshire cocktail bars have been named among the top 50 in the UK, with six of those listed based in Leeds.<p>The Top 50 Cocktail Bars …

Leeds

Seneca to Lucilius: the effective teaching of virtue

Is it possible to teach virtue? Opinions differed among the Greco-Roman philosophers, as I have discussed in an earlier post. The Stoics, of course, …

Philosophy

Epicureanism and Stoicism: Lessons, Similarities and Differences

Stoic and Epicurean—two words that do not mean what people think they mean. The image of the Stoic is the unfeeling, emotionless brute and the …

History of Humanism

Greek philosophers, too, were attempting to understand the world through the lens of human reason and abilities, rather than through the supernatural …

Harvard

How Epicurean Principles Can Help You Transform Your Financial and Personal Life

Over the last few years, one of the most valuable areas of growing my understanding of personal finance has come from reading philosophy. As I …

Happiness

women in philosophy - oi

Are recorded in antiquity, though extant writings are few, and there is controversy over dating and authorship of texts. Most of the women whom …

Philosophy

Butler (尖沙咀)

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3 Famous Atheists & Their Best Arguments

3 Famous Atheists & Their Best Arguments<p>Updated on December 19, 2016<p>Readers' Poll<p>You are religious<p>Richard Dawkins<p>Richard Dawkins is an English …

Religion

The happiness contradiction: Essential ways to find value in life from Epicurus

Are we going about being happy all wrong? One Greek philosopher thinks so, and he has advice for you.<br>Read More

Self-improvement

Death Is Nothing To Us- Epicurus

Era of ancient philosopher of Epicurus was seen is as significant era which influenced mankind in a major way to attain salvation and become fearless …

Alex Voorhoeve

The Proceedings<p>Draft Paper ● Podcast ● Event Information ● About the Speaker<p>Second Term<p>2017 | 2018<p>Issue No. 2 | Volume CXVIII<p>Epicurus on Pleasure, …

London School of Economics

An Animated Introduction to Epicurus and His Answer to the Ancient Question: What Makes Us Happy?

These days the word <i>Epicurean</i> tends to get thrown around in regard to things like olive oil, cutting boards, and wine aerators. The real Epicurus, an …

Philosophy

How Philosophy and Physics Can Help You Cope With Death

<b>You are going to die. So am I. These are facts.</b><p>The question of how to deal with the reality of death is one as old as mankind. Billions of people, …

Mark Twain

9 Mind-Expanding Books Of Philosophy That Are Actually Readable (A Guide To Practical Philosophy)

Very few people wake up and think “I need philosophy.” This is perfectly understandable. But of course, everyone has their own problems and are …

philosophy | Definition, Systems, Fields, Schools, Biographies

<b>Philosophy</b>, (from Greek, by way of Latin, <i>philosophia</i>, “love of wisdom”) the rational, abstract, and methodical consideration of reality as a whole or …

Western Philosophy

Don't Let Unpleasant Sensations Take Control of Your Mind

Welcome back to <b>Mid-Week Meditations</b>, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and how you can use its waters to reflect on and improve …

Ultra-Cool Dwarf Stars May Host Planets with Ultra-Cool Life

By looking for systems with smaller and cooler stars, scientists discovered TRAPPIST-1a, the most promising candidate for alien life so far.<p>Written speculation about life beyond the confines of Earth dates back thousands of years, to the time of the Greek philosophers Epicurus and Democritus. …

Astronomy

Goodbye, Dave! The Cartoon History of Humanism Signs Off

Well, folks, it looks like Dave’s journey through the “Cartoon History of Humanism” is coming to an end. (And let me just say that we here at …

Inked

Don’t be a poached egg on legs, just be yourself | Brief letters

Nick Gibb and reading | Job opportunity for George Osborne | An Epicurean life | Fashion advice for Stephen Moss<p>I was disgusted to see Jeremy Corbyn not only reading our book Bear Hunt to a group of small children but also showing them the text (Election 2017, 22 April). Schools minister Nick Gibb …

Fashion (UK)

Author Ryan Holiday talks about the value of stoicism in a high-tech world

Ryan Holiday made his bones as a PR guy and then revolted against the industry in his tell-all book Trust Me, I’m Lying and then, after much soul-searching, came to embrace the ancient philosophy of stoicism. His latest work, including Ego Is The Enemy, are handbooks for the modern startup …

Startups

Four More Maxims from Epicurus

“Whoever understands the limits of life knows that it is extremely easy to take away the pain of want and to make all of life fulfilled. Then he …

Atomism - Pre-Socratic Philosophy of Atomism

Atomism:<p>Atomism was one of the theories the ancient Greek natural philosophers devised to explain the universe. The atoms, from the Greek for "not …

Philosophy

Pedro Reyes is the Artist Donald Trump Should Fear

If Donald Trump were to invent a contemporary artist to berate on Twitter (how’s that for fake news?), he might dream up in his fevered mind someone like Pedro Reyes. Reyes might even be too on the nose. Unabashedly brainy, proudly socialist, the Mexican conceptual artist works in an overtly …

Donald Trump

The failures of modern capitalism are forcing us to appreciate the virtues of the simple life again

The good life is the simple life. Among philosophical ideas about how we should live, this one is a hardy perennial; from Socrates to Thoreau, from the Buddha to Wendell Berry, thinkers have been peddling it for more than two millennia. And it still has plenty of adherents. Magazines such as <i>Real</i> …

Civil Rights

Epicurus For Today

Luke Slattery argues that the ancient philosophy of the Garden offers an attractive answer to some of the challenges of the modern world.

15 of history's greatest philosophers reveal the secret to happiness

'There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path' -- Gautama Buddha, alive around 500 BC.<p><i>Jonathan Choe / Flickr. Licensed under Creative Commons</i> …

Happiness

A different view on Hatay’s skeleton mosaic

Özgen Acar<p>Just as the “Gypsy Girl (Maeaned)” mosaic has become the symbol of Gaziantep, “the skeleton mosaic” seems likely to become the symbol of …

Archaeology

Sculpture and society: Pedro Reyes looks to Ancient Greece at Dallas Contemporary

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