MulanDisney+12A, 115 mins ★★★My favourite bit in the animated Mulan from 1998 is the scene in which countless horsemen charge down a snowy hill and are hit by an avalanche, so I’ve no objection to
Socrates (Ancient Greek: Σωκρᾰ́της Sōkrátēs; c. 470 – 399 BC) was a Greek philosopher from Athens who is credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, and as being the first moral philosopher of the Western ethical tradition of thought. An enigmatic figure, he authored no texts, and is known chiefly through the accounts of classical writers composing after his lifetime, particularly his students Plato and Xenophon. — Wikipedia
Keep it simple and leave the philosophy to Aristotle and Socrates
Plato, Aristotle and Socrates are just a few well-known ancient philosophers. But what about their female counterparts? What about the woman who taught Socrates? Or the sage said to be behind Plato’s…
From the blog of Scott Krane at The Times of Israel
A gay teen comes of age in a a desperate situation in this audacious and elegant debut made on a shoestring
From Socrates to Camus, thinkers have asked how to respond when adversity turns our lives upside down
Commentary: If the philosopher Socrates were to write a management book today, here’s the advice he’d give businesses.
From Socrates Sculpture Park to Rockefeller Center to Storm King, artists are still doing thrilling things with sculpture, sound and installation.
Eric Weiner’s book is an invitation to experience philosophy, as he explores his relationship to the works of well-known philosophers and shows us how their ideas can help us improve our lives.
This year, as they have for thousands of years, people have been struggling with difficult ideas and deadly diseases. And as we struggle with COVID-19…
We’re all familiar with the humble emoji, be it the simple smiley face, or the bawdy aubergine, and now the emoji lexicon is expanding. Apple is preparing to add 217…
The Russia report’s chief conclusion is a Socrates/Rumsfeld mishmash. The main worry, though, is that no one has a clue what to do about it
In November 2016, a few days after the election that saw Donald Trump become the most powerful person on the planet and a few months after the Brexit referendum, Irish President Michael D…