Four great philosophies emerged from the Hellenistic world: hedonism, cynicism, Epicureanism, and Stoicism. The last two, especially, have shaped the entire course of western civilization.
This morning, over at The Imaginative Conservative, Eric Voegelin’s Gnosticism. Though we associate Gnosticism with early Christianity, especially with the warnings against the “anti-Christ” in the writings of St. John the Beloved, Gnosticism actually emerged in the Near East… Read More
Source: Christopher Dawson, “The Future of National Government,” DUBLIN REVIEW (1935): 236-251. cd future of national government