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- About Alchemy
- "The science of alchemy I like very well, and indeed, 'tis the philosophy of the ancients. I like it not only for the profits it brings in melting metals, in decocting, preparing, extracting and distilling herbs, roots; I like it also for the sake of the...
Mystic Sciences >> Alchemy
- Conium maculatum (Poison Hemlock)
- In ancient Greece Poison Hemlock was a regularly used punishment for criminals. In 399 BC the great philosopher Socrates was killed this way; his crime consisted of teaching people to think for themselves - a great evil in old dictatorial Greece. Thanks to...
Remedies >> Remedies C
- Question the Premises of Society and Science
- Question the ultimate validity of the basic premises of society, in particular, scientific theory. Do not accept concepts or statements as truthful simply due to weight of tradition or learned opinion. The synthesis of these statements is a healthy skepticism...
Religion & Philosophy >> Philosophy
- A Cup of Hemlock: Dealing with Conflict in Coven and Congregation
- There have always been those folks who point out our foibles, and make us take an uncomfortable look at our world, as well as those who simply had the misfortune to point out the obvious when it was unwelcome. Then there are troublemakers, folks who go out of...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
- Everything you always wanted to know about the beliefs of the Founding Fathers that your Congressman will never tell you!
- Through the Dark Ages, civilization and learning languished under the iron rule of the church. Finally, through the rediscovery of the Pagan Classics, Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Plotinus and many other philosophers, the west began to see a glimmer of the...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
- There are fragments of the 'Atlantis' legend in almost every culture around the world. This suggests, but does not prove, that the legend is based on a very ancient truth that was known by the forebears of each of these cultures. Our main source of...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
- It's been less than two weeks since I wrote the article for Jera; so it looks like I'm back on track. This Rune is both fascinating and multifaceted! Both the Sheils and Edred Thorsson identify Eihwaz with Yggdrasil, the Norse World Tree or Cosmic Axis. The...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Philosopher Socrates is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Philosopher Socrates books and related discussion.
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- Why Study Philosophy?
- Why Study Philosophy? The ancient Greek philosopher, Socrates, once said that “the unexamined life is not worth living.
- Pre-Socratic Greek Philosophy - thebigview.com
- Pre-Socratic Greek. Philosophy. By Thomas Knierim.
- The Justice of Socrates' Philosopher Kings*
- the Republic -- the conflict between Socrates' city and philosophy -- is merely .
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- Groups Calendar
- Socrates Café, a discussion group, gathers to talk about questions in the spirit and style that the philosopher Socrates brought to ancient Greece. The group meets Tuesdays at 7 pm at JoJo's Rise & Wine, 12501 Nicollet Ave.
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- Socrates - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- Socrates was a classical Greek Athenian philosopher.
- Philosophers : Socrates
- A philosopher of Athens, generally regarded as one of the wisest people of all time.
- Socrates - Who Was Socrates - The Greek Philosopher Socrates
- Socrates was a philosopher of ancient Athens renowned for his wisdom and his death by hemlock poison.
- Socrates - History for Kids!
- Mar 7, 2011 Socrates for Kids - The Greek philosopher Socrates.
- Socrates (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
- Sep 16, 2005 The philosopher Socrates remains, as he was in his lifetime (469–399 B.C.E.