Top 10 Contributions of Plato

Academy of Plato

Alfred North Whitehead has quipped that the general characterization of European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato. In a way, he has surmised that the philosophical drafts that …

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9 Spheres of Heaven(Dante’s Paradiso)

The culminating part of the ‘Divine Comedy’ trilogy of epic poems, Dante’s ‘Paradiso’ commences at the end of the peak of Purgatory, when Virgil is replaced by Beatrice Portinari (for whom Dante harbours an unrequited …

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Top 10 Contributions of Socrates

Happiness mantra

Socrates (c. 470, Athens-399, Athens) was a Greek philosopher who rigorously examined his life to yield numerous criticisms of the subliminal stimuli of the then Greek hegemony. His seminal theories, thoughts, percepts, and exhortations on …

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Top 10 Famous Roman Philosophers

Roman Philosopher Cicero

Historically, much of Roman philosophy inherits its precepts, instructions, exhortations, and observations from its predecessor, the ancient Greek philosophy, which is the cradle of philosophy itself.  Theories of existence and ethics have been advanced and …

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Top 10 Best Carolingian Architecture

Sometimes, an event echoes through history, its reverberations felt for hundreds of years and exploring one of those echoes, is a  Carolingian architecture.  Charlemagne, the king of the Franks from 786 to 814, is one …

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Top 10 Ancient Greek Philosophers

Greek Philosophers Anaximander

One of the cornerstones of Greek civilization and culture was the Greek philosophers. An old, traditional, long-held belief was prevalent in ancient Greece that things were manifested purely according to the whims of the Gods. …

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Top 10 Ancient Greek Gods

The stories of Greek gods are always fascinating. It is also the foundation of allusion and character genesis in literature. The stories of ancient Greek gods and Greek goddesses are ones of romance, betrayal, passion, …

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