How did Aristotle influence the western world? How does his way of thinking effect us today? Classical Wisdom Weekly talks to Ancient Greek Expert, Eric Salem about Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics… why it’s relevant today and why you should have good friends. Guest Speaker__________________Eric Salem, teacher at St. John’s College Interviewer and Producer__________ Anya Leonard Videographer […]

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A description of the ancient Greek philosophy of Stoicism, including The Stoics’ views on the emotions, but also on logic, ethics, free will, metaphysics, epistemology, physics, and religion. Sponsors: Daniel Helland, Will Roberts, Dennis Sexton, and √2. Thanks for your support!

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In this video, Monte Johnson (University of California, San Diego) discusses the “tetrapharmakos” or “four-part remedy” developed by the ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus (341-270 BC) and his followers to treat unhappiness and anxiety. The tetrapharmakos consists of four maxims which encapsulate the Epicurean outlook on god, life, death, pleasure, and pain. The maxims can be […]

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