The school founded the philosopher Plato became a prototype of modern higher education. Contemporaries named him the divine teacher.
Articles for Philosophy
By Plato, Translated By Benjamin Jowett: INTRODUCTION AND ANALYSIS. The genuineness of the Laws is sufficiently proved (1) by more than twenty citations of them in the writings of Aristotle, who was residing at Athens during the last twenty years of the life of Plato, and who, having left it after his death (B.C. 347), returned […]
2/22/11 by Joshua J. Mark In his famous work Republic, Plato discusses the concept of the `True Lie’ or the `Lie in the Soul’. Through a conversation between Socrates and Adeimantus (Plato’s brother) Plato defines the `true lie’ as believing wrongly about the most important things in one’s life.
By Plato. Written 380 B.C.E. Translated by Benjamin Jowett: Yesterday evening I returned from the army at Potidaea, and having been a good while away, I thought that I should like to go and look at my old haunts.
By Plato, Translated by Benjamin Jowett: Socrates’ Defense How you have felt, O men of Athens, at hearing the speeches of my accusers, I cannot tell; but I know that their persuasive words almost made me forget who I was – such was the effect of them; and yet they have hardly spoken a word of truth.
The Republic 1 (327a-336a). Introduction to the Problem of Justice.
Aristotle’s Nichomachean Ethics is discussed by an Ethics class at Marist College.
Aristotle is presented in Dr. Richard Brown’s Online Introduction to Philosophy.
The Politics, by the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, is one of the most influential texts in political philosophy.
As one of the most important founding figures in Western philosophy, Aristotle was the first to create a comprehensive system of Western philosophy, encompassing morality and aesthetics, logic and science, politics and metaphysics.