Preexistence before Socrates

In my last post, I mentioned a talk I will be giving at the University of Toronto’s…

Democritus the Pythagorean

Perhaps I’m simply becoming provocative for the sake of provoking; or maybe I’m losing my mind; but in the process…

Sophists and Superman

In an earlier post, I suggested that the Glaucon's initial inquiry into the nature of justice in Plato's Republic II…

Authenticating a Pythagorean Political Text

I am working on the problem of the authenticity of a series of fragments in the Doric dialect attributed to…

Why the History of Philosophy?

OK, I’ll strike a more sober note today. ┬áRecently, the upheaval of higher education funding and student fees in the…