For the philosophers of the Nyāya school, the role of knowledge was to make effective action possible.
Philosophy for the insatiably curious
What are the fundamental questions in human life? And how can reading across different traditions enrich our sense of what questions might be fruitful to ask?
Dong Zhongshu was a thinker fascinated by the role of chance events in human history.
What are we, most fundamentally? Kaṇāda, founder of the Vaiśeṣika philosophical school, has some surprising answers.
When the going gets tough, it can be good to read philosophy out loud.
Ptolemaïs of Cyrene, the ancient philosopher, and what she can teach us about the art of music.