Ancient Philosophy in the Present

Authors

  • Adina Bezerita Philosopher and Scholar, University of Oxford & Cambridge

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.59209/ircep.v3i8.57

Abstract

The ancient quest to ‘Know Thyself’ (Gnōthi Seauton) involved the mastery of the quadrivium and the trivium-- the precursors to contemporary interdisciplinary investigations in preparation for the revelation of wisdom. This paper points to the classical ‘one-many’ problem with its reception today in the potential form of the ‘theory of everything’ and suggests a philosophical syncretism with modern domains of thought across the sciences and humanities. This work provides a glimpse into prospective multi-dimensional levels of reality and their intersections onto empirically verifiable perspectives. The aim is to inquire into a synoptic challenge that would expand on a kind of knowledge relevant to the individual and the metaphysical Self.

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Published

2023-09-01