Articles tagged socrates

Plato’s Podcasts: The Ancients’ Guide to Modern Living by Mark Vernon

Do Paris Hilton and Diogenes the Cynic really have anything in common? Mark Vernon thinks so.

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7 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

High-Minded Bullshit

Philosophy itself is often regarded as part and parcel with the bullshit of popular culture. But it is philosophers who been trying to determine exactly what bullshit is and how it works its magic.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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