Book Club: Early Socratic Dialogues, 6, Hippias Major and what it means when something is “fine”

[Hippias the Sophist]

One of the features of my writings here is a book club, where I invite readers to follow me, chapter by chapter, through selected books ranging across a variety of topics in philosophy or science. So far I have covered Paul Feyerabend’s Philosophy of Nature, Julian Baggini’s The Edge of Reason, Harry Frankfurt’s On Inequality

--

--

--

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

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Attractor Theory

A Classic Logic Puzzle:

How to deal with a fickle wedding planner, Stoic style

The Deschooling Dialogues | Ayahuasca and Other Pathways of Perception

Think of covid-19 as if you were in exile with Seneca

The deep well, and how to draw from it

A semi-mathematical theory of human to human communication

Why I am a Stoic (even if Mark Manson isn’t)

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
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.blog/essays/

More from Medium

Practical anger management from Seneca

What is Structuralism? | Continental Philosophy

Routledge Handbook of Public Communication of Science and Technology

Daily Stoic Entry #49: Am I In Rigorous Training Against False Impressions?