Epictetus vs Jesus on Figs

The Difference Between Philosophy and Religion

Jesus and Epictetus had different attitudes about figs

The relationship between philosophies of life and religion is a complex one. I have argued on another occasion that they are not the same, primarily because one relies (mostly) on reason and the other (chiefly) on faith. Though of course there is quite a bit of good philosophy done by theologians, and a certain amount of assumptions in…

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Philosophy as a Way of Life

Philosophy as a Way of Life

by Massimo Pigliucci. Practical philosophy, science, pseudoscience & good reasoning. Complete index of articles at https://massimopigliucci.org/essays/