Greek Theatre

How Is Evil Depicted in Greek Tragedies?

March 12, 2021

In their tragedies, the Greeks reflected upon evil, fate, and luck in human affairs. ‘Oedipus Rex’, ‘The Women of Trachis’, and ‘The Bacchae’ are a few plays with this theme. […]

Supernatural being: Angel floating in the air.
Modern Philosophy

What Best Explains Human Actions?

March 10, 2021

Some people believe in a supreme power such as God which decides our destiny. If so, the concept of free will would not be more than just an illusion. […]

Pericles' oration at the end of the first year of the war.

Tragedy and the Peloponnesian War

March 8, 2021

Thucydides’s philosophy regarding evil is that there is no simple moral order; all our moral actions are subject to dramatic reversal and there are no guarantees that the human’s moral sincerity will not turn out to be destructive. […]

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