Socrates is considered the "Father of Western Philosophy," but perhaps that honorific should go to Plato.
Many great minds have plenty of bad things to say about democracy, but what about the people who think it is great?
One of the stranger philosophies currently enjoying a renewal of interest is also that of your favorite group of magical space wizard monks.
There is a philosophical way of looking at the current arguments to remove Confederate statues, and it's one that dates back to Ancient Greece.
Can philosophy give you true understanding about life, the universe, and everything? Sometimes it Kant.
How did our world come to be ruled by a view of human nature that contradicts the testimony of much of history, and the bulk of the arts, and your daily experience? Mathoholics are to blame.
Loop quantum gravity gets the ancient atomist back into the loop, showing how black holes might explode, and that the Big Bang might be a Big Bounce.