What makes us moral? (The Euthyphro Dilemma)

In a lesser known book of Plato, we find Socrates in the Athenian Agora coming across Euthypro – a soothsayer he knew well – and the two men engage in a short conversation just outside the Royal Stoa. After sharing their news, the two men engage in an argument about morality. Their conversation ended abruptlyContinue reading “What makes us moral? (The Euthyphro Dilemma)”

The Olympian Gods

This month: let’s Meet The Gods ! ZEUS – Father of Gods and Men, ruler of the universe. He was the supreme cultural embodiment of Graeco-Roman religious beliefs. ┬áSymbols : thunderbolt, eagle, oak tree, lion, scepter, scales. HERA – Hera was the queen of all the gods; also the goddess of marriage. She was Zeus’Continue reading “The Olympian Gods”