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The Transformation of Stoicism Over The Centuries: An Interview With Historian Ada Palmer

Ada Palmer is a Professor of Early Modern European History at the University of Chicago, specializing in Renaissance history and the history of ideas. She did her Ph.D at Harvard, during which she spent time researching and studying in Florence and Rome, then co-authored The Recovery of Ancient Philosophy in the Renaissance: A Brief Guide …

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The Stoic Art of Living: An Interview With Philosopher and Pioneering Business Thinker Tom Morris

For nearly three decades, Tom Morris, one of the world’s top public philosophers and pioneering business thinkers, has been on a mission to bring philosophy back to the center of daily life. He holds two masters degrees as well as a joint Ph.D. in both Philosophy and Religious Studies from Yale University, as well as …

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Why We Are Born to Be Ethical

Ancient philosophers like Pythagoras, Heraclitus, and Plato taught that nature was permeated by harmony and intelligence. And by carefully observing biological organisms, we can see intelligence everywhere in the living world. For example, if you cut your hand, your body knows how to heal itself. And if you cut off the head of a flatworm, …

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