Book Club: The Inner Citadel, 4, The philosopher-slave and the emperor-philosopher

Theater at Hierapolis, photo by the Author

How many men — like Chrysippus, like Socrates, like Epictetus — has Eternity swallowed up! (Meditations, VII.19.2)

Eternity may have swallowed these men up, as Marcus Aurelius says here, but they sure left a mark on his own famous book, the…

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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/