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Ancient Greek Philosophy
  • Ancient Greek philosophy extends from as far as the seventh century B.C. up until the beginning of the Roman Empire, in the first century A.D.
  • It distinguishes...

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What Were the 5 Great Schools of Ancient Greek Philosophy?

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  • Plato (427-347 B.C.) is the first of the central figures of ancient philosophy and he is the earliest author whose work we can read in considerable quantities. 
  • He has...

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  • Aristotle (384-322B.C.) was a student of Plato and one of the most influential philosophers to date.
  • He gave an essential contribution to the development of l...

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  • Stoicism originated in Athens with Zeno of Citium, around 300B.C.
  • Stoic philosophy is centered on a metaphysical principle: that reality is governed by logos ...

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  • Throughout history, Epicureanism has often been misunderstood as a doctrine preaching indulgence into the most vicious bodily pleasures.
  • On the contrary, Epic...

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  • Pyrrho of Elis (c. 360-c. 270 B.C.) is the earliest figure in ancient Greek skepticism on record.
  • Probably influenced by the Buddhist tradition of his time, P...

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