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Le Café Philo

At some point in time, we seek to understand fundamental truths about ourselves, the world in which we live, and our relationships to the world and to each other.   418 palabras más

Musings & Personal

Lying on behalf of the truth?

In the Protagoras Plato directly lets us know that Socrates is very much aware and in control of his style and its effect on his partners in dialogue, for example: 649 palabras más


Protagoras, I just don't think that virtue can be taught

Together with Protagoras and Socrates we are trying to figure out whether or not excellence or virtue (arete) is learnable and teachable.  As a class we seem to have been persuaded, along with Protagoras, by what Socrates describes in the the 4+1 section of the dialogue (349a5-360e5), namely that there is such a technique that deals with the right choice of pleasures and pains, i.e. 147 palabras más

Andreia, Courage

There are two sides to every question. – Protagoras


Review of 'Philosophy in Seven Sentences' by Douglas Groothuis

Douglas Groothuis, Philosophy in Seven Sentences: A Small Introduction to a Vast Topic (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2016).

Philosophy in Seven Sentences is, as the subtitle puts it, “a small introduction to a vast topic.” Using seven sentences from famous philosophers, Douglas Groothuis (pronounced GROAT-hise) introduces readers to important questions in epistemology (the study of knowing) and metaphysics (the study of being). 528 palabras más

Book Reviews

Protagoras: Ancients in Action

Book Announcement: Protagoras: Ancients in Action (Bloomsbury Academic, 2015) ISBN: 9781472511119
Ideal for classes on History of Ethics, Western Civilization, and Ancient Philosophy
“In this short, elegant, and readable work, Daniel Silvermintz brings alive one of the most elusive and enigmatic thinkers of the ancient world.” – Steven B. 178 palabras más


III. Politika eta elitismo intelektuala; demokrazia garaikidearen aurka

Demokrazia modernoaren arrastoa hori da, finean: adituen gidaritzarik gabe dena pikutara doan sinesmena. Liderrari kultua. Alderdiari kultua

Aurreko pasartearen amaierarekin bat datorren zati hau ulertzeko komeni da pare bat konkrezio egitea… 708 palabras más