HoP 086 - Serafina Cuomo on Ancient Mathematics

June 24th, 2012

How did the mathematics of figures like Euclid and Archimides relate to ancient philosophy? Peter finds out in an interview with Serafina Cuomo

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HoP 085 - Sky Writing - Astronomy, Astrology, and Philosophy

June 17th, 2012

Ptolemy uses philosophy in the service of studying the stars, while philosophers of all persuasions evaluate the widespread practice of astrology.

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HoP 084 - Silver Tongues in Golden Mouths - Rhetoric and Ancient Philosophy

June 10th, 2012

Themistius, Quintilian, Lucian and other authors tell us about the connections between rhetoric and late ancient philosophy

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HoP 083 - Not Written in Stone – Alexander of Aphrodisias

June 3rd, 2012

Alexander of Aphrodisias writes the greatest ancient commentaries on Aristotle and tries to demolish the Stoic teaching on fate

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