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Everything ever posted here on Looking for Wisdom, listed by date.

The Swoop and Surge of Life: Lucretius on Ethics in Motion

7 Ways of Reading Philosophy #5: Reading While Drunk

Lucretius on Chance, Necessity and Free Will

Combat, Play and Aesthetic Experience: Three Metaphors of Philosophy

Subscriber Newsletter #19: Bicycles, Doubts and Indifference to Death

Advice for Rulers, Charioteers and Cyclists: the Huainanzi

Knowing, Doing, and Doubting: Nyāya Philosophy

Constellations of Thought: God, Death, and Other Non-Problems

Subscriber Newsletter #18: The April Showers Edition

Dong Zhongshu's Tales of the Unexpected

Kaṇāda's Search for a Soul Without Qualities

7 Ways of Reading Philosophy : #4 Reading Out Loud

Learning to Play the Piano With Ptolemaïs of Cyrene

Spring Newsletter: Subscriber Newsletter #17

The Charisma of No-Charisma: Han Fei, Law, and the Art of Politics

Renegade Philosophers, and the Art of Changing Your Mind

Zou Yan, Yin and Yang, and the Nature of Change

In Scotland, Getting Social, and How to Be an Owl: Subscriber Newsletter #16

Sounds Plausible? The Philosophy of Carneades

Justifying Ritual with Jaimini

Desmond Tutu, Ubuntu and the Possibility of Hope

Here's to a Philosophical 2022: Subscriber Newsletter #15

Season's Greetings from Looking for Wisdom

Andy West on Philosophy, Prison, Freedom and Shame

Getting Smart About Pleasure: The Philosophy of Epicurus

On Gifts: Subscriber Newsletter #14

The Tastiness of the Gift

The Philosophy of Giving

Chrysippus on How to Manage Our Emotions

Looking for Wisdom is One! Newsletter #13

Ritual Shapes the World

It's a Kind of Magic: The Philosophy of Ritual

Pyrrho and the Trouble with Ethics

The Philosophy of Pleasure, and the Pleasures of Philosophy: Newsletter #12

Hipparchia: Philosophy as Comedy

Zeno of Citium and the Challenge of Living Naturally

Not the Mystical East: India's Long Tradition of Materialism

Sunday Salons: Subscriber Newsletter #11

Sophie Grace Chappell on Plato and the Moral Imagination

Aristotle on Flourishing

Aristotle on Ways of Knowing

Hui Shi and the Power of Analogy

What is the Most Important Thing in the World?: Subscriber Newsletter #11

Plato's Theory of Forms

Xunzi on Crafting Ourselves

Aztec Philosophy and the Slipperiness of the World

Free and Easy Rambling With Zhuangzi

Seasonal thoughts, new artwork, and more: Subscriber Newsletter #10

Arete of Cyrene and the Smooth Motion of the Flesh

The Future of Work (Season 03:7)

Mencius and the Sprouts of Virtue

The Opposite of Work Part 2: Philosophy and Play (Season 03:6)

Plato's Cave, and Escaping the Prison of Ignorance

The Opposite of Work? All About Idleness (Season 03:5)

Philosophy, Community and Ornithology: Subscriber Newsletter #09

Spiritual Damage: How Work is Bad for Us (Season 03:4)

Zeno of Elea on Why Change is an Illusion

7 Ways of Reading Philosophy: #3 Reading self-interestedly

The Goodness of Work: Virtue, work, and salvation (Season 03:3)

Maya Philosophy, and How to Give Shape to Time

The Life of Activity: Work, Labour and Action (Season 03:2)

Mozi and the Challenge of Universal Love

Working it Out: The Philosophy of Work (Season 03:1)

Work, Creativity and Pleasure: Subscriber Newsletter #08

Democritus and Reasons to be Cheerful

Yang Zhu on How to Keep Our Nature Intact

"Love and Understanding": The tangle of love and wisdom (Season 02:7)

Gautama Buddha and the Turn Toward Experience

“Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?” Love, trust and the future (Season 02:6)

Living the Life of a Dog with Diogenes the Cynic

A bit of light construction work...

Love Lifts Us Up Where We Belong? Love, transcendence and madness (Season 02:5)

7 Ways of Reading Philosophy: #2 Reading haphazardly

How to read philosophy, and other conundrums. Subscriber Newsletter #07

You Sexy Thing: Getting philosophical about sex (Season 02:4)

7 Ways of Reading Philosophy: #1 Reading Like Napoleon

Finding Our Way With Laozi

Something So Right: Love and Justice (Season 02:3)

7 Ways of Reading Philosophy: An Introduction

Alcmaeon of Croton, the First Philosopher of Medicine

We All Stand Together: Love, connection and community (Season 02:2)

Alexus McLeod on Maya Philosophy

Let's Do It: The Philosophy of Love (Season 02:1)

Subscriber Newsletter #06

Sunzi's Way of Deceit

Weaving the Net of Argument

Giving up on Philosophy? The Science of Wisdom (Season 01:7)

Empedocles on Love and Strife

The Opposite of Wisdom: A Fool's Philosophy (Season 01:6)

Deng Xi, the Philosopher Who Argued From Both Sides

Nurturing the Sprouts of Wisdom (Season 01:5)

Subscriber Newsletter #05

That Gut Feeling: Wisdom and the body (Season 01:4)

Anaxagoras on the Gunkiness of Reality

The Limits of Wisdom (Season 01:3)

Anna Ezekiel on Günderrode, Identity and Doing Philosophy Differently

Navigating Wisdom with Aristotle (Season 01:2)

Xenophanes on Gods and Horses

What is Wisdom? (Season 01:1)

Subscriber Newsletter #04

Jing Jiang on Politics, Gender and Weaving

Parmenides on Truth and Opinion

Yājñavalkya and the Immortal Self

Subscriber Newsletter #03

Anaximander and the Boundlessly Creative Universe

Plato: Organist to the Beasts

Gārgī Vācaknavī, the Eloquent Philosopher

Subscriber Newsletter #02

On the Virtues of Cats

Guan Zhong the Reformer

Subscriber Newsletter #01

The Secret Teachings of Pythagoras

Close to take-off...

Fire and Flow: the Philosophy of Heraclitus

Ptahhotep and the Emeralds of Wisdom

Aspasia, the Philosopher Who Taught Socrates Rhetoric

Diotima Climbs the Ladder of Love

Cultivating Ritual with Confucius

Thales of Miletus on Appearance and Reality

Socrates, Philosophical Trouble-Maker

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