Philosophy, History, and Political Theory
Aristocles Media discusses philosophy, history, and political theory for people yearning for knowledge and understanding of life’s big questions. In blogs, videos, and podcasts, we seek to make big concepts digestible to everyone with a desire to learn and in the pursuit of wisdom.
In The Pursuit of Wisdom
We take our name from the reported real name of the greatest philosopher to ever live, Plato. He, like his mentor, Socrates, believed that the examined life, the life worth living, was that of the philosopher, the lover of wisdom. Accordingly, our website and all its content are dedicated to the pursuit of wisdom. We hope to build a community of people who share in this love and ambition. We believe that understanding and practicing philosophy, history, and political theory is a keystone of living the philosophical and examined life.
With contributors from all over the world, we have different experiences and perspectives, which cultivates a dialectical approach that Plato and Socrates themselves would be proud of. We pride ourselves on taking a wide view of intellectual pursuits, drawing on knowledge from Ancient Rome, Greece, and India to understand how the people, events, and ideas of the past have come to mold the modern world we live in today.
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