Greek tragedy was a spectacle, performed seasonally in great festivals dedicated to gods, in huge amphitheatres (“spectators-all- around”) before thousands of people.
There is an intimate connection between the two seemingly opposed concepts.
Refashioning the oracular imperative — know thyself — the real Socratic question turns out to be not about him but about ourselves.
How do ideas of metaphysical and political freedom align themselves? Is dissent the essence of freedom?
Often, traffic violation has little to do with being in a hurry. It’s about the opportunity to leave the fellow traveller behind.
Can morality be reconciled with self-interest? The ancients tried to have their cake and eat it too