Aristotle of Stagira was a Greek philosopher who pioneered systematic, scientific examination in literally every area...
A Hellenistic bust of Greek philosopher Aristotle by Lisippo from a bronze original. (Palazzo Altemps, Rome).
Aristotle: Biography of a Great Thinker
Aristotle was the original Renaissance Man - long before the Renaissance. He wrote about biology, ethics, logic, physics...
Aristotle's On the Heavens
One of Aristotle’s more famous quotes was, "All men naturally desire knowledge" ("πάντες ἄνθρωπο&iota...
Aspasia Surrounded by Greek Philosophers
Aspasia Surrounded by Greek Philosophers by Michele Corneille the Younger, 1670s CE, Palace of Versailles.
Bias of Priene
A marble herm bust of the Greek 4th century BCE orator Bias of Priene. Considered one of the seven sages his famous motto...
Bronowski on Pythagoras' Theorem
Jacob Bronowski explains the significance of the Pythagorean theorem
Bust of Sophocles
This bust of Sophocles is made from marble and from Lazio, Italy (150 CE). Sophocles was a Greek playwright who wrote tragedies...
Chrysippus (281/77 - 208/4 BCE) developed the Stoic school of philosophy founded in Athens around 280 BCE by Zeno. Roman...
Crates of Thebes
Crates of Thebes ( c. 360-280 BCE) was one of the most important Cynic philosophers of ancient Greece. He was born...