Book Review: Creators, Conquerors, and Citizens — What can we learn from ancient history?

The Spanish philosopher George Santayana famously said that “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” This site is devoted to practical philosophy, but Santayana strongly suggests that there is such a thing as practical history, in the sense of a way to learn from history that is not about what happened per se, but…

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Philosophy as a Way of Life

Philosophy as a Way of Life

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