Greek Philosophy

What Aristotle Can Teach You About Marketing

You have to make your argument, it has to make sense and it has to make an emotional connection.<p>Thousands of years ago, a guy named Aristotle had lots of ideas about everything from religion and ethics to medicine and science.<p>He also happened to be a very persuasive speaker -- so persuasive that …

Marketing

Parmenides reloaded - Philsci-Archive

Romero, Gustavo E. (2012) <i>Parmenides reloaded.</i> Foundations of Science, 17. pp. 291-299. ISSN 1233-1821<p>Preview<p>Text<br>G.E.Romero_Parmenides_final.pdf …

Philosophy of Science

The Best Possible Us: Talking to Jonny Thakkar – BLARB

<i>How might conducting, reading, and writing dialogues train us in the role of philosopher-citizen? Where amid the seemingly rigid social hierarchies</i> …

American Philosophy

Who Are You Without Your Props?

There is only one question: Who are you? Everything else in life flows from that one question. That is true whether you are a person of faith or not; …

Faith

Why ‘social justice warriors’ are the true defenders of free speech and open debate

Do universities still educate their students or does political correctness hinder genuine intellectual development?<p>The political polarization that has divided the nation escalated last year on many campuses. Evergreen State in Washington witnessed a virtual campus takeover by left-wing student …

Social Justice

Aristotle's Natural Philosophy

Elizabeth Hardwick said real literature should elicit criticism worthy of the achievement in question. That meant, among other things, a stubborn …

Philosophy

Why Socrates Was Wrong About Democracy

Many great minds have plenty of bad things to say about democracy, but what about the people who think it is great?<br>Read More

British Philosophy

Civility on Campus Seen as Manifestation of White Patriarchy

Anyone who reads newspapers or follows current events on TV knows that civil debate on ideas is fast becoming the exception rather than the rule on …

HBCUs

How philosophy helps us make (and keep) New Year's resolutions

The Gregorian calendar we use today wasn't created until 1582 — so it's safe to say that making New Year's resolutions on January 1 wasn't a thing in …

Western Philosophy

A classical approach to happiness you may want to try

Good old ancient Greek advice still holds water.<p>If you think happiness is something that just happens to you, you have failed as a Greek philosopher. …

Western Philosophy

Place is our starting point

“In Aristotle …we have a very powerful philosophy of place as the starting point for all other forms of existence.” (Cresswell, 2009, p. 2)<p>This year …

Learning

10 things that may become obsolete by 2020

CAPE TOWN - Technology is constantly advancing as it's pushed by consumer demands, efficiency and advancements in science.<p>Over the last decade …

Watches

Leading private school uses Greek philosophers to teach pupils how to spot 'fake news'

A leading private school will use Greek philosophers to teach pupils how to spot "fake news" on social media, as it prepares to launch a new course in the new year.<p>Brighton College, a co-educational school in East Sussex, will begin offering the course next term as a way to encourage children to …

Western Philosophy

The Key To A Great Future Employee Isn't Their Skillset

Skills are important, but they’re not nearly as important as the environment that surrounds and challenges those skills to grow and develop daily. People are what shape your environment. If I had been surrounded by anybody other than the caliber of teammates I had as a SEAL, I would’ve stopped …

Leadership

The Modern History of Ornithology Starts With This Inquisitive Medieval Emperor

Birds

Associational Vibrancy: Talking to Joel Schlosser – BLARB

<i>What could the social interventions of a present-day Socratic practice look like? How might a contemporary Socratic gadfly spark galvanizing public</i> …

Books

When should you unfriend someone on Facebook?

The nature and ethics of "fake news" has become a subject of widespread concern.<p>But for many of us, the issue is much more personal: What are we to …

Aristotle

When to Unfriend Someone on Facebook, According to Aristotle

The nature and ethics of “fake news” has become a subject of widespread concern. But, for many of us, the issue is much more personal: What are we to …

Aristotle

This Eyewear Company is Using Cryptocurrency to Raise Funds

Aristotle Loumis, founder and CEO of Ellison Eyewear, says that as platforms are accepting cryptocurrency investments, companies are forced to …

Cryptocurrency

Why justice is more important than the rule of law

The 2017 Stress in America survey has confirmed it: Americans are officially freaking out.<p>The survey, conducted by the Harris Poll, reports that what …

Occupy Wall Street

Top 10 Ancient History Articles of 2017

It’s that time of the year again, where every publication lists the top stories of the year. There’s absolutely no reason not to jump on that train …

Ancient History

The Powerful Benefits of Pumpkin: Tasty Ways This Seasonal Produce Keeps You Healthy

The pumpkin is one of the most recognized and favored seasonal vegetables. The arrival of this burnt orange, ribbed skinned squash in produce bins …

Healthy Eating

What is beautiful football? A definition that has been warped over time

It’s the last minute of the game. Desperate times. And so, with team-mates pouring forward, the centre-half decides to go route one: sticks it in the …

Soccer

Alliance barber retires after 72 years in the business

ALLIANCE, Ohio -- Part of downtown Alliance will never be the same; that's because a fixture of the community is calling it a career.<p>A retirement …

Cleveland

This Is When You Should Unfriend Someone on Facebook, According to Aristotle

The nature and ethics of “fake news” has become a subject of widespread concern. But, for many of us, the issue is much more personal: What are we to …

Liberal View

Joe Biden's Heartfelt Moment With Meghan McCain Is Going Viral For Scientific And Emotional Reasons

A seven-minute therapy session on live television the other day is trending on YouTube and Facebook. It’s featured in <i>The New York Times</i> and the <i>BBC</i>. There’s a scientific reason for it, and there’s an aspirational lesson on how to debate ideas—especially over the holiday table—and still remain …

Joe Biden

Aristotle said there are three types of friendship, but only one we should strive for

At age 17, Aristotle enrolled in the Platonic Academy. He would stay there for 20 years.<p>Founded by the father of Western philosophy, the Greek philosopher Plato, Aristotle was the most promising student around. He asked many questions and answered even more.<p>The exact time of his departure from the …

Psychology

The Enchanted Loom | Lewis H. Lapham

<i>The light of the sun and moon cannot be outdistanced, yet mind reaches beyond them. Galaxies are as infinite as grains of sand, yet mind spreads</i> …

Ray Kurzweil

Aristotle’s Timeless Advice on What Real Friendship Is and Why It Matters

At age 17, Aristotle enrolled in the Platonic Academy. He would stay there for 20 years.<p>Founded by the father of Western philosophy, the Greek …

Relationships

This ICO Wants to Use Blockchain to Verify People's Expertise

Can blockchain be leveraged to shed light on the truth? Plato, the ancient Greek philosopher, said that knowledge is what is true. But in modern …

Bitcoin