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"The philosophy of irony in Greek Culture"
This article stems from my dissatisfaction with the available interpretations of irony in Greek culture. A further difficulty in understanding “Greek irony” results from the inability to express its full meaning when translating from Greek into other languages. The main purpose of this article is to clarify the particularity of each type of irony and to draw conclusions about its significance in Greek culture. Check out my article published in the Adelaide Magazine http://adelaidemagazine.org/nf_d_tsourou.html




" The evil of death"
“The human species is unique in knowing it must die,” writes Voltaire. The awareness of death makes people vulnerable to fear, which inspires Epicurus to give answers to fundamental questions about death. “Death does not concern us because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist,” says Epicurus, distancing himself from his philosophical antecedents. This ess…