Ancient Greek philosophy


The Skeptic Sophist: Gorgias of Leontini

Coming from a little colony inside Syracuse, Gorgias of Leontini – a Greek Sophist Philosopher – lived around from 485 to 375 B.C.E. And no, that’s not a mistake; scholars insist which he was over 100 years of age whenever he died. Many of them even title Gorgias the “Father […]


The First Sophist and Grammarian: Protagoras of Abdera

Traveling through Greece much of his lifetime, Protagoras was born at Abdera in Thrace around 490 B.C.E. and died around 420 B.C.E. Many assume that Protagoras invested a lot of amount of time in Athens during his travels, but as a Sophist, he probably traveled around Greece to take on […]