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Cover for 500 Quotes to Learn Wisdom from Classical Greek Philosophers
Isbn: 978-28-2117-892-2
Publisher: Saga Egmont
Philosophy Humour collections & anthologies
Accessible since: November 2022
Narrator: Brad Carty
Length: 1 hour 56 minutes


500 Quotes to Learn Wisdom from Classical Greek Philosophers

While wisdom is something to be accrued through experience and knowledge, ‘500 Quotes to Learn Wisdom from Classical Greek Philosophers’ offers a shortcut.

Dipping into the minds of some of the most revered thinkers of Ancient Greece, this book is packed with insights, reflections, and observations sure to inspire and stimulate thought.

A superb gift for anyone with an inquiring mind.

Considered one of the founders of Western and Greek philosophy, Plato (243 BC – 347 BC) was born in Athens. Many of his works are still studied to this day. Born in Stagira, Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) had a different take on philosophy. The founder of the peripatetic school, his doctrines are based on asking ‘why?’, before drawing conclusions.

A former slave, Epictetus (50 AD – C 135) went on to promote philosophy as a way of life, rather than a set of beliefs. Credited as one of the fathers of Western philosophy, Socrates (470 BC – 399 BC) brought morality and ethics into the philosophical spotlight. Heraclitus (535 BC – 475 BC) was one of the pioneers of logic and drew from a variety of philosophical ideas.

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