The strange story of the depths of the unconscious

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The three parts of every mind

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How to ensure that death finds you alive


The origins Analytic vs. Continental divide in 20th century philosophy

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Why moths fly into flames and what it has to do with the end of humanity

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Why Buddhism is a religion and why some people want to argue that it isn’t

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The Ancient Greek terms that point the two ways to transformation

Dante by Agnolo Bronzino (via Wikimedia; Public Domain)

Ecstasis


Everyone’s favourite American philosopher (and favourite to hate) on why philosophy’s not about having “subtle thoughts” but about loving wisdom so much that you “live according to its dictates”

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“Cato made a career out of purity, out of his refusal to give an inch in the face of pressure to compromise and deal. [His political approach was] designed to…


The Ancient Greek philosopher who developed the first theory of evolution

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The Living Philosophy of Cato the Younger — the Roman Socrates

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James Cussen

Philosophy you can live your life by. Editor of The Living Philosophy

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