Genius Of The Ancient World

November 2017

S1 Ep2 - Confucius (551-479 Bc)

Expired 3.0 14 x
Confucius is considered the first Chinese thinker to take a systematic, philosophical approach to the social, political and moral challenges of his world. Born in a chaotic, violent age, he believed that harmony could be restored through the example of the sage rulers of history. He was a great innovator and a pioneer in ...

S1 Ep1 - Socrates (469-399 Bc)

Expired 3.0 22 x
Socrates was born in Athens during a creative but tumultuous period of Greek history. Athens had given birth to democracy and became a hotbed of new philosophical ideas. Socrates would become, arguably, its most vocal and charismatic thinker. His technique, a systematic form of question and answer, ‘the Socratic method’, w...
March 2017

S1 Ep3 - Buddha (583-463 Bc)

Expired 2.5 35 x
Buddha - In his 20s the Buddha abandoned his family and homeland, to embark on an ambitious philosophical quest: to find a solution to human suffering. On the Indian plains he experienced the challenging ideas and extreme methods of wandering truth seekers. He found finally attained enlightenment through nirvana: a state o...