Socrates - Lucille Turner

Greek Philosophy Boiled Down – Part V

   READ PARTS I to IV HERE   SLXLM​​   While Socrates was defending his opinions in the great halls of Athens, the city-state was falling apart. Wars were being fought, and people were becoming poor. Perhaps this was the reason for the ultimate condemnation of...

Greek Philosophy Boiled Down – Part IV

   READ PARTS I, II AND III HERE SLXLM​​   Around the same time that Pythagoras was reflecting on the impossibility of irrational numbers and the apparently numerical nature of eternity, across the Aegean Sea in the city of Athens other ideas were taking shape....

Socrates, Aristotle, Newton and Leonardo

  The world finds polymaths worrying. Those who are good at everything are usually bullied, toppled from their pedestals, and criticised. Look at Socrates, Aristotle and Newton. All were criticised, even persecuted at some point in their lives. Aristotle once said,...