Sep 20, 2017
Erika Christakis, The Importance of Being Little. New York: Viking, 2016. 400 pages.
Sep 19, 2017
For my brother and me, the autumn of 1990 was full of existential dilemmas and emotional turmoil. We abandoned our studies in the United States with the intention to find a secluded place and "dedicate ourselves to God," even though, without any spiritual experience, we didn't even know the exact me...
Sep 17, 2017
The figure of Socrates had a decisive on the definition of the word "philosopher." In order to understand this concept, therefore, the mythical figure of Socrates presented by the first generation of his disciples has to be examined.
Socrates has often been compared to Jesus Christ: 1. Both had i...
Sep 13, 2017
What we now call Pre-Socratic Philosophers proposed a rational explanation of the world - and this was a milestone in the history of thought. There had been cosmogonies before them, but they were all mythical: they described the history of the world as a battle among personified entities. They...
Sep 12, 2017
There has probably never been a more unsightly and, at the same time, a more impressive comic strip. The main protagonist, Squish, is an amoeba. An amoeba! All his friends and teachers are different single-cell microscopic organisms: Peggy, the eternally happy girl, is a paramecium, and the school p...