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(Updated on 27/03/2011)

 


Aristotle :
384 B.C. - 322 B.C.

  • Aristotle - Born: 384 B.C. Died: 322 B.C. (epistemelinks.com)
  • Aristotle (Wikipedia)
    1 Biography
    2 Methodology
    3 Aristotle's epistemology
    4 Aristotle's metaphysics
    5 Aristotle's ethics
    6 Aristotle's critics
    7 The loss of his works
    8 Bibliography
    9 Named after Aristotle...

Buddha :

 

  • Buddha (Wikipedia)
    1 Types of Buddha
    2 Characteristics of a Buddha
    3 Depictions of the Buddha in art
    4 Buddha in popular culture...

 

Confucius (6th / 5th century BC) :

  • Confucius (toutelachine.com) - site en français
  • Confucius : 551 – 479 BC (Wikipedia)
    1 Personal life and family
    2 Teachings
    3 Names
    4 Philosophy : 4.1 Ethics 4.2 Politics
    5 Disciples
    6 Home town
    7 Descendants...

 

René Descartes :

  • René Descartes (Wikipedia)
    1 Biography
    2 Philosophical work
    3 Dualism
    4 Mathematical legacy
    5 Writings by Descartes...




Sigmund Freud :

  • Sigmund Freud (Wikipedia)
    1 Life
    2 Innovations
    3 Freud's legacy
    4 Patients
    5 Notes
    6 References
    7 Bibliography...

 

Lao-Tzu :

  • Laozi (Wikipedia)
    1 His life 2 Taoism 3 Influences 4 Names 5 External links 6 Bibliography 7 Notes
  • Lao-Tzu (toutelachine.com) - site en français

 

Plato : 427 –347 BC

  • Plato (Wikipedia)
    1 Plato's Dialogues
    2 Plato & Socrates
    3 Narration of the dialogues
    4 Trial of Socrates
    5 Unity & Diversity of the dialogues
    6 The question of Socratic literacy
    7 Biography
    8 Work
    9 Structure
    10 Analogies & Themes
    11 Socrates and the female
    12 Metaphysics
    13 Theory of Forms
    14 Epistemology
    15 The state
    16 Platonic scholarship
    17 Bibliography...
  • Plato (windows.ucar.edu)

 

 

  • Plato’s Allegory of the Cave - Alex Gendler - a lesson
    "Twenty four hundred years ago, Plato, one of history’s most famous thinkers, said life is like being chained up in a cave forced to watch shadows flitting across a stone wall.
    Beyond sounding quite morbid, what exactly did he mean? Alex Gendler unravels Plato's Allegory of the Cave, found in Book VII of The Republic."

 

 

 

 

Socrates : circa 470–399 BCE

  • Socrates (Wikipedia)
    1 Life
    2 Trial and death
    3 Philosophy
    4 Satirical playwrights
    5 Prose sources...
  • Who Was Socrates? – 8-Bit Philosophy
    "Press Start for “Who Was Socrates?” by 8-Bit Philosophy, where classic video games introduce famous thinkers, problems, and concepts with quotes, teachings, and more."

    (YouTube)

 

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GENERAL RESOURCES :

 

 

  • Ancient Philosophers list (BBC)
    "Find out about more philosophers... :
    Ancient World | Medieval and Renaissance | Enlightenment | Nineteenth Century | Twentieth Century | View All Philosophers"
  • STOIC PHILOSOPHY (Wikipedia)
    - with The Major Tenets of Stoicism

    Latin : SUSTINE ET ABSTINE

     

 

POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS :

  • The History of Philosophy (engelsted.net)
    - The School in Athens : "The classical Greek philosophy from Heraclitus and Parmenides to Platon and Aristotle. 5 animated Power-Point presentations"
    - René Descartes : "His life and works as told to dogs."
    - The Leaning Tower : "Dog-version of the history of philosophy from Galileo to Kant."
    - Classical Philosophy Ultrashort Version : "The main themes and controversies of classical philosophy laid out in a few strokes."




  • Ancient Greek Philosophy. (webs.ashlandctc.org)
    Socrates 470 BC – 399 BC. Plato 427 BC – 347 BC. Aristotle 384 BC – 323 BC. 11/29/06. Introduction to Philosophy

 

 

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PICTURES :

  • The ancient philosophers of Greece
    "The fresco School of Athens was painted in the Papal apartments of the Vatican by Raphael.
    Aristotle, who stands right of center, is leading, with Plato on his left, all of the ancient philosophers of Greece."

    (hubpages.com)

 

 

 

VOCABULARY :

  • Glossarist - Philosophy glossaries and philosophy dictionaries.

 

LISTENING :

 

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VIDEOS :

  • What is an Existential Crisis?
    "People often speak of going through an ‘existential crisis’; but what do they really mean by the term? And when can it be useful to have it to hand?"

    (YouTube)

 

 

 

 

 

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