The Chinese philosopher Hui Shi (370-310 BCE) was famed for his logical puzzles, and his skill in debate.
Philosophy for the insatiably curious
Plato is famous for what is sometimes called his "theory of forms". But what are forms? What is this theory? And what makes Aslan an almost-perfect cat?
Xunzi was a Confucian philosopher who argued human beings were bad by nature. He advocated self-cultivation to correct our natural shortcomings.
Aztec philosophy tells us that the world is slippery, and that if we don't want to lose our footing, we need all the wisdom we can get.
The ancient Chinese philosopher who advocated uselessness and free-and-easy wandering.
Arete of Cyrene was an early woman philosopher who was important in the establishment of the Cyrenaic school, which emphasised the centrality of bodily pleasure to the good life.