WHAT DID THE GREEKS EVER DO FOR GOD?
by Kenan Malik
I have been publishing on Pandaemonium a series of ‘lost pages’ from The Quest for a Moral Compass, my forthcoming book on the history of moral thought, due to be published in April. In completing the book, I had to cut the original manuscript quite considerably. Much of what has been lost is better off left on the cutting room floor. There are, however, some sections coherent enough to be worth reading. Previous such ‘lost pages’ included abandoned sections on Machiavelli, Descartes, John Locke, Greek cynics, atomists, skeptics and […]
Categories: Atheism & Religion, History of moral thought, Philosophy & Ethics • Tags: aristotle, christianity, evil, god, greek philosophy, morality, plato, religion, socrates, st paul, unmoved mover