Supernatural being: Angel floating in the air.
Modern Philosophy

What Best Explains Human Actions?

March 10, 2021

Some people believe in a supreme power such as God which decides our destiny. If so, the concept of free will would not be more than just an illusion. […]

Pericles' oration at the end of the first year of the war.
Philosophy

Tragedy and the Peloponnesian War

March 8, 2021

Thucydides’s philosophy regarding evil is that there is no simple moral order; all our moral actions are subject to dramatic reversal and there are no guarantees that the human’s moral sincerity will not turn out to be destructive. […]

A sculpture showing Gilgamesh wrestling with animals.
Philosophy

The ‘Epic of Gilgamesh’

February 7, 2021

The ‘Epic of Gligamesh’ exemplifies the life of humans who search for the meaning of life against the looming inevitability of death. […]

Philosophy

The Myth of ‘Enuma Elish’

February 7, 2021

The myth of Enuma Elish was first discovered by George Smith in the 19th century. The myth posits that the cosmos is a battleground of the forces of good and evil. […]

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