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Epicurus

Paris Hilton Reads Epicurus

The Philosopher's Mail | Posted 02.26.2014 | World

The Ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus was one of the world's first and best analysts of the relationship between money and happiness. He was born ...

Want Happiness? Become a Practicing Stoic

Michael Shammas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News
Michael Shammas

Over the past two months I've read the works of all four great Roman Stoics -- Epictetus, Musonius Rufus, Seneca and of course Marcus Aurelius -- and with their help I've come to a few realizations

The One Thing Everyone Wants More Than Anything

Steve McSwain | Posted 12.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Steve McSwain

What is happiness? And where is it found? And further still, if we found it, how would we know that what we found is actually it?

What is Philosophy? It's Not About Beards and Togas

Tom Morris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

This week, The New York Times launched a new online commentary called "The Stone," where academic philosophers, professors at our colleges and univers...

Sabermetric Blogging and the Oinoanda Inscription

Carson Cistulli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Carson Cistulli

Were I stripped of my fantasy teams, were I to possess nothing in the way of team allegiance, were I, in fact, to wake up in a roadside ditch, I would probably wake up thinking about baseball.

Why do we Suffer? Three Possibilities

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Alan Lurie

As a Rabbi, I've found that the most troubling spiritual question for most people is: "Why is life so difficult?" Below are three compelling ideas.