Seminar- carried out through a virtual platform – about Stoic philosophy Professor Gloria Ramela spoke about the Stoa philosophers: Seneca, Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius, and their philosophy and teachings for[…]
This online talk aimed to provide attendees with practical tools, based on classical philosophers, to better experience the present moment. Participants were able to clarify some doubts and take home[…]
Lecture “Philosophy of Happiness” highlighted the different views on the notion of happiness. Audience had the opportunity to hear the teachings of different philosophers to the questions like why do[…]
Volunteers and friends of New Acropolis Santa Cruz joined the “Solidarity Burgers” initiative, preparing nutritious lentil burgers that were distributed to the communities in districts 14, 6, and 7. In[…]
Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.
“Agriculture is the noblest of all alchemy; for it turns the earth, and even manure, into gold, conferring upon its cultivator the additional reward of health.” – Hebrew proverb In 1542, a Spanish conquistador named Francisco de Orellana set sail along the Amazon river with a group of his fellow countrymen, looking high and low […]
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Seventeenth century England was a time of conflict and rapid change, and it is under such conditions that Countess Anne Conway, one of the few female philosophers of her time, developed her clarity of vision and influence. From her home at Ragley Hall and mostly through letters, Anne Conway was in continuous dialogue with the […]
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As we are at present living in the throes of a worldwide disease, it might be interesting to look at other possible causes than the ones we are familiar with from the news bulletins. This esoteric perspective comes to us from a late medieval/renaissance doctor, alchemist, astrologer and general philanthropist (lover of humanity), known by […]
Long ago at the dawn of history, on a distant seashore near the sacred Mount Ida, stood a marvellous city, the walls of which were built by the gods themselves. It was there that Poseidon and Apollo did their penance labouring for king Laomedon on the orders of the great Zeus. The city was Ilium […]