ORIGIN The term Philosophy is a Middle English word originated from the Old French word philosophy, via Latin from Greek Philosophia meaning ‘the love of wisdom’, was coined by an ancient Ionian[i] Greek polymath, Pythagoras in the c.570-c495 B.C. WHAT IS PHILOSOPHY? Philosophy (noun), according to the dictionary, is the study of the fundamental nature of […]

Biography Of Socrates

SOCRATES (C.479-399 B.C.)   Socrates was a classical Greek philosopher. He was attributed as one of the noteworthy founders of western philosophy, also known as one of the main sources of the moral philosophy of the western ethical tradition of thought. Born in circa 470 B.C., in Athens, Greece, his ‘Socratic method’ contrived the preliminary […]

Biography of Aristotle

ARISTOTLE (384-322 B.C.)   Born in the city of Stagira, Chalcidice, Aristotle was the student of Plato and a classical Greek philosopher and scientist. His father, Nicomachus, was a physician at the court of King Amyntus III of Macedonia and his mother too was a member of the traditional medical units. He lost both his […]

Biography of Plato

PLATO (427- 347 B.C.) Plato’s birthplace and time are not known but it has been estimated between 427/428 B.C. Athens, Greece. Born in the era of ancient philosophy, Plato is one of the world’s most recognized philosophers of classical Greece. He was the student of Socrates and teacher of Aristotle and was immensely influenced by […]