The ancient memory arts, & how to use them, with an example

Foundations of a columned public building, Messene, Greece. Image by author.



Dialectic, the art of arguing, and rhetoric, the art of writing and public speaking, were at the basis of the humanities for hundreds of years. The critical, creative, & analytic resources the dialectical and rhetorical traditions still offer us are immense, but largely neglected

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Articles on philosophy, psychology & classical thought (notably Stoic), aimed at renewing, spreading, and applying these ideas today.