Guest Post: Modernism, Postmodernism and the Sublime
Philosophy

Guest Post: Modernism, Postmodernism and the Sublime

By Phil Cava   The impact of  Greek culture on the world  from the 5th Century BC forward has had long lasting foundational effects on Western Culture. Man’s concept of himself  expanded and evolved through the works of philosopher/scientists, poets, tragedies, historians, sculptors, architects, and others, during this  period. The Greeks invented a conception of … Continue reading

Book Review: Ethical Writings of Maimonides
Book Review / history

Book Review: Ethical Writings of Maimonides

For centuries, from Aristotle to Confucius, Aquinas and Thoreau, moral philosophers have endorsed the idea that a balanced, moderate regularity of character is an important step towards genuine happiness, that excess or deficiency of any sort and the failure to attain a principled attitude toward guiding and cultivating the self toward this mean will lead to the … Continue reading