Tag Archives: citizens

Stoics Reign on Caesar’s Parade

Read the first scene of Julius Caesar(or here or here). Recall class discussions on the “Four Postulates.” Recall class discussion on Stoicism and Epicureanism. What is the Feast of Lupercal? Why would it have any appeal to an Epicurean? A … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Plato’s Cave Allegory

from Republic, BOOK VII And now, I said, let me show in a figure how far our nature is enlightened or unenlightened: Behold! human beings living in a underground den, which has a mouth open towards the light and reaching … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment