Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Ancient Greek Philosophies from Socrates, Plato and Aristotle

A Western search for Universal Truth began with such philosophers as Pythagoras, Socrates, Plato and Aristotle:

Short Intro to Socrates, Plato and Aristotle (12 minutes):

An extremely “superb” holistic lecture on Socrates, Plato and Aristotle (24 minutes):

“In this lecture we examine the ideas of Socrates. We look at his exhortation to 'care for your soul', his conviction that knowledge of virtue is necessary to become virtuous, his belief that all evil acts are committed out of ignorance and hence involuntarily, and finally his presumption that committing an injustice is far worse than suffering an injustice.”
The Ideas of Socrates (11 minutes):

Sublime Incorrigibility of Mathematics: