The greatest (dead) philosophers


The greatest (dead) philosophers

Discuss the greats: Socrates, Voltaire, Spinoza, Hume, Nietzsche, Descarte, Aristotle, Epictetus...

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Latest Activity: Sep 14, 2013

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Was Socrates Mentally Ill?

Started by Mark D. Zima Nov 17, 2011. 0 Replies

My video:  "Socrates: Mentally Ill Mystic?" for Philosophy Day.

First Annual Philosophy Day on YouTube, November 17th

Started by Mark D. Zima Nov 15, 2011. 0 Replies

This event (First Annual Philosophy Day on YouTube, November 17th) is being hosted by the bubbamickmac YouTube channel.  Please watch the explanatory video:…Continue

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Has anyone read 'Meditations' by Marcus Aurelius (sp)?

Started by Tonya Wynn. Last reply by Mark Johnston Oct 18, 2011. 5 Replies

Do you recommend it?  Liked The Prince by Machiavelli alot.  But not crazy about many of the philosophers, though I love philosophy.  Loved Ayn Rand, too.

socratic sayings

Started by matt warren May 17, 2011. 0 Replies

I am going crazy trying to find a quote by Socrates:" back is broad and my skin is thick"....Hitchens uses it a lot and I have been trying to find it in the collected writings of Plato.Can…Continue

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Comment by Joan Denoo on August 2, 2010 at 10:45pm
I have no business being in this group because I have absolutely no knowledge or experience with any of them. However, I am eager to gain understanding.

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