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Xenophon—Œconomick: II

Western Thought Xenophon—a student of Socrates—writes the first work on the study of economics. To have an Eye over those, whose Business lies within Doors; and...

Xenophon—Œconomick: I

Western Thought Xenophon—a student of Socrates—writes the first work on the study of economics. We agreed in the first Place, said Socrates, that Oeconomy is the...

Plutarch’s Morals: On Moral Virtue

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch's Morals: “On Moral Virtue”, 75 A.C.E. § i. I propose to discuss what is called and appears to be moral...

Plutarch’s Morals: On Virtue And Vice

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch's Morals: “Virtue and Vice”, 75 A.C.E. § i. Clothes seem to warm a man, not by throwing out heat themselves...

Plutarch’s Morals: That Virtue May Be Taught

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch's Morals: “That Virtue May Be Taught”, 75 A.C.E. § i. As to virtue we deliberate and dispute whether good sense,...

Plutarch’s Morals: Consolatory Letter To His Wife

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch's Morals: “ Consolatory Lettter To His Wife”, 75 A.C.E. § i. Plutarch to his wife sends greeting. The messenger that you sent...

Plutarch’s Morals: Conjugal Precepts

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch's Morals: “Conjugal Precepts: Greeting To Pollianus And Eurydice.”, 75 A.C.E. After the customary marriage rites, by which, the Priestess of...

Plutarch’s Morals: On Love

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch's Morals: “On Love”, 75 A.C.E. Flavianus And Autobulus, The Openers Of The Dialogue, Are Brothers. The Other Speakers Are Their...

Plutarch’s Morals: On Love To One’s Offspring

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch's Morals: II “On Love To One's Offspring”, 75 A.C.E. § i. Appeals to foreign law-courts were first devised among the...

Plutarch’s Morals: On Education

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch's Morals: “On Education”, 75 A.C.E. § i. Come let us consider what one might say on the education of free...

Plutarch: Otho

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Otho”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. The new emperor went early in the morning to the capitol, and sacrificed; and, having...

Plutarch: Galba

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Galba”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Iphicrates the Athenian used to say that it is best to have a mercenary soldier...

Plutarch: Artaxerxes

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Artaxerxes”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. The first Artaxerxes, among all the kings of Persia the most remarkable for a gentle...

Plutarch: Aratus

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Aratus”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. The philosopher Chrysippus, O Polycrates, quotes an ancient proverb, not as really it should be,...

Ancient Philosophers: The Doctrine of Socrates, Ethics

Classic Philosophers: The Great Thinkers of the Western World ANCIENT PHILOSOPHERS: THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE ANCIENT WORLD by Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. V. The Doctrine of Socrates: Ethics In...

Plutarch: Comparison of Dion and Brutus

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Comparison of Dion and Brutus”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. There are noble points in abundance in the characters of these...

Ancient Philosophers: The Doctrine of Socrates, Concepts

Classic Philosophers: The Great Thinkers of the Western World ANCIENT PHILOSOPHERS: THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE ANCIENT WORLD by Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. IV. The Doctrine of Socrates, Concepts The...

Ancient Philosophers: The Philosophy of Socrates, His Life

Classic Philosophers: The Great Thinkers of the Western World ANCIENT PHILOSOPHERS: THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE ANCIENT WORLD by Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. I. The Philosophy of Socrates: Live...

Plutarch: Marcus Brutus

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Marcus Brutus”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Marcus Brutus was descended from that Junius Brutus to whom the ancient Romans erected...

Power Against People: A Christian Critique of the State

BY PHILIP VANDER ELST Introduction Ever since that period in European history known as the ‘18th century Enlightenment,’ the idea has firmly taken root in Western...