Thomas Aquinas deserves to be remembered for reconciling faith with reason, thereby saving Western civilisation from turning its back on science and Greek and Roman wisdom. If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://theschooloflife.com/shop/all/ Brought to you by http://theschooloflife.com Produced in collaboration with Mad Adam http://madadamfilms.co.uk

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Plato’s theory of the Ladder of Love shows how you can move from a sex-focused vision of love to a love directed towards wisdom, truth and goodness. Em talks us through it. Please subscribe here: http://tinyurl.com/o28mut7 If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://www.theschooloflife.com/shop/all/ Brought to you by […]

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We’re used to thinking hugely well of democracy. But interestingly, one of the wisest people who ever lived, Socrates, had deep suspicions of it. If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): https://goo.gl/mQYmze Join our exclusive mailing list: http://bit.ly/2e0TQNJ Or visit us in person at our London HQ https://goo.gl/8UR9P5 […]

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The French 17th century philosopher Blaise Pascal is one of the world’s great pessimists- with an unusual power to cheer us up. If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://bit.ly/298L8ZN For more on this and other great thinkers, see our new book: http://bit.ly/29aPh0E Watch more films on PHILOSOPHY: […]

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Thomas Aquinas deserves to be remembered for reconciling faith with reason, thereby saving Western civilisation from turning its back on science and Greek and Roman wisdom. If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://theschooloflife.com/shop/all/ Brought to you by http://theschooloflife.com Produced in collaboration with Mad Adam http://madadamfilms.co.uk

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Plato made up an enduring story about why philosophy matters based on an allegory about a cave… Please subscribe here: http://tinyurl.com/o28mut7 If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://theschooloflife.com/shop/all/ Subscribe to Wisecrack http://youtube.com/wisecrack Brought to you by http://theschooloflife.com Produced in collaboration with Mad Adam Films http://madadamfilms.co.uk

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Plato’s theory of the forms is at the centre of his philosophy and teaches us the virtues of thinking about the ideal version of things. If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://theschooloflife.com/shop/all/ Brought to you by http://theschooloflife.com Produced in collaboration with Mad Adam http://madadamfilms.co.uk

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There’s a particular pleasure to be felt in the mighty things of nature: thunderstorms, the stars, vast deserts, oceans, the icecaps. One philosopher who analysed our pleasure was Edmund Burke, who pinned a word to this sensation and theorised about why it was so nice: he gave us the concept of The Sublime. Please subscribe […]

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Arthur Schopenhauer was deeply influenced by Buddhist thought and is in many ways the West’s answer to it: he too tells us to reign in our desires and adopt a consolingly pessimistic attitude to our struggles. Please subscribe here: http://tinyurl.com/o28mut7 If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://theschooloflife.com/shop/all/ […]

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Soren Kierkegaard is useful to us because of the intensity of his despair at the compromises and cruelties of daily life. He is a companion for our darkest moments. Find out more by reading our book “Life lessons from Kierkegaard” (we ship worldwide): http://www.theschooloflife.com/shop/life-lessons-from-kierkegaard/ Please subscribe here: http://tinyurl.com/o28mut7 Brought to you by http://www.theschooloflife.com Produced in […]

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