Campaigning Across the Ages: An Interview with Professor Philip Freeman
How to Win an Election: An Ancient Guide for Modern Politicians is the latest publication by Professor Philip Freeman...
The philosopher Confucius (or Kongzi, c. 551 to c. 479 BCE) is the recognized founder of Confucianism, also referred...
A statue of Confucius, located in Hunan, China on the shore of the Dongting Lake. No contemporary physical likeness exists...
Confucius by Wu Daozi
No contemporary portrait of the Chinese philosopher Confucius (c. 551 to c. 479 BCE) survives but the most popular print...
Confucius, Buddha and Lao-Tzu
A Qing Dynasty print showing Confucius presenting Gautama Buddha to the philosopher Lao-Tzu.
Crates of Thebes
Crates of Thebes by Luca Giordano, 1650 CE, Palazzo Barberini, Rome.
Bust of the Greek philosopher Democritus (ca. 460 - ca. 370 BCE).
Dogen's One Bright Pearl & the Neo-Confucian Pattern
The concept of Oneness is expressed repeatedly in philosophical works both in the east and west. Whether one is reading...
Epicurus (341 BCE – 270 BCE) was an ancient Greek philosopher, the founder of the Epicurean school in Athens...
Who are we? How can we be happy? Does the universe have a purpose? Greek philosophers approached the big questions...