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The Basics

Introduction to Philosophy

What’s it All About?

The Greeks

Socrates

Biography and Philosophy
 
The Socratic Method

from Plato’s Meno
Plato

Biography and Philosophy

 

Excerpts from the Republic

Notes on Governance
Aristotle

Biography and Philosophy
 
Excerpts from Nicomachean Ethics

Notes on Virtue
 
Excerpts from The Politics

Notes on Good Governance
 
Epicurus

Biography and Philosophy

Principle Doctrines
40 Principle Ideas

 

Far East

Confucius

Biography and Philosophy
 
From the Analects

Excerpt from The Analects of Confucius
Taoism

Text and Notes

Tao Te Ching

Excerpts from the Tao Te Ching
 
Legalism

Biography and Philosophy
 
Mohism 

Biography and Philosophy

Sun Tzu

Biography and Philosophy