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What is the nature of Being?

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Aristotle's philosophy, his metaphysics at least, is underpinned by his notion of being (óntōs), and the study of that which constitutes said being, being qua being as it is typically referred to in the Western philosophical tradition. It…

Modern Psychology: Freudian and Jungian Perspectives

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It must be understood that Psychology as a discipline, at least how we think of it today, did exist in antiquity.  There were fairly well thought systems of belief however that framed Psychology, the study of the Soul, within the context…

The Mind of Man

There was a time Many moons ago When a small furry beast With two arms and two legs Five digits on both Came to walk upright They don’t know when And truthfully they don’t know why But when they did Something strange happened The great…

Stoic Philosophy in Antiquity: Its Origins, Metaphysics and Ethical Principles

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Introduction Consistent across all of the Hellenistic philosophical schools was the importance of the Soul, the distinction of the human soul as having the capability to reason (what came to be known as logos, a very important term in early…

The Soul of Plato: The Seat of Logos

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The lasting contribution of the Greeks to the West is not only in their political philosophy, they are of course given credit for the creation of democracy, but with their philosophical tradition in itself, from which their politics emerge really.…