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#72. Protagoras by Plato (Catharina)

This book is a dialogue between the elderly sophist Protagoras and Socrates is considered a condemnation by Plato of sophists. Sophists were a specialist teacher in Ancient Greece and the Roman Empire. 289 palabras más


Protagoras by Plato (trans. Stanley Lombardo and Karen Bell)

“While the power of appearance often makes us wander all over the place in confusion, often changing our minds about the same things and regretting our actions and choices with respect to things large and small, the art of measurement in contrast, would make the appearances lose their power by showing us the truth, would give us peace of mind firmly rooted in the truth and would save our life” – …

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Waits, measures, and standards

Who are we to judge? Well, without us (or some other sentient species) the concept would be meaningless, right? Humanity is the source of all meaning (being that there are no gods and the universe is not conscious), and thus the only source for any judgment, criticism, or any analysis at all about anything, right? 1.228 palabras más

Culture And Society

Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall

Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall
Easter 14

Philosophy, our topic for this series of conversations, is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as “Knowledge, learning, scholarship; a body of knowledge; spec. 932 palabras más


In Plato Protagoras seems to be a pompous but likeable old chap who’s dined out on his cleverness for many years. In both Protagoras and… 174 palabras más


Michael Oakeshott, Critical Theorist

Michael Oakeshott is often cast as the representative conservative philosopher. I think this is a mistake, one I blame on Oakeshott himself. Taking Oakeshott and his admirers at their word, Jason took a look at Oakeshott’s version of conservatism and came away wondering… 2.240 palabras más


Tienes a Jesús o te vale.

          Y esa es la vida eterna, que te conozcan a ti el único Dios verdadero y a Jesucristo a quien has enviado. Juan 17:3

Disfruto mucho conocer gente nueva, recuerdo un viaje que tuve el año pasado, conocí a un pakistaní cuyos padres radicaban en su país de origen, sin embargo él había estado viviendo en América; iniciamos la plática y conversamos hasta que llegó el momento de abordar. 791 palabras más