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Now, therefore, with careful thought and due consideration, paying attention neither to the usefulness nor to the reputation of any arts or sciences, but to that faculty of our souls, if such there be, which by its nature loves the truth and does all things for the sake of the truth, let us examine this faculty...
(Plato, Philebos 58D)

Life seems to belong even to plants, but we are seeking what is peculiar to man. Let us exclude, therefore, the life of nutrition and growth. Next there would be a life of perception, but this also seems to be shared even by the horse, the ox, and every animal. There remains, then, the active life of the element that has a rational principle. (...) The function of man is a certain kind of life, which is an activity or actions of the soul implying a rational principle, and the function of a good man is the good and noble performance of these...
(Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics I,7)

'Omilos Meleton' is an Institute for various studies founded in 1976 and managed by a Fellowship. Its primary interest is Philosophy, focusing on Platonism, Vedanta and related systems of thought like Christian and Buddhist ethics.

It has also courses such as Sanskrit, Comparative Mythology and Political Economy. The Institute is privately funded but occasionally receives Government grants. It provides further education mainly for interested adults but has run also a kindergarden.

"Shamans, Religion, Soma & the RV" by N. Kazanas
It is almost universally assumed that religion began with animistic beliefs and practices and/or the attribution of divine powers to natural forces... See More

"ad kam: not female, not male" by N. Kazanas

Contrary to the widely held beliefs that in its origin religion had many gods (polytheism) or a supreme male god or the worship of a female (Mother) Goddess... See More

'Language the Cyclicity Theory and the Sanskrit Dhatus' by N. Kazanas (revised in 2014). Sanskrit alone has dhatus or roots in an absolute sense. This fact and the accompanying complex morphology of Sanskrit show that language... See More

Economic Principles in the Vedic Tradition by N. Kazanas
has been published in 1992 by Aditya Prakashan. The paper deals with economic principles as found in the more ancient sources of the Vedic period in so far as this is possible... See More

'Archaic Greece and the Veda' by N. Kazanas
This paper examines many parallels in the archaic Greek culture and the Vedic one. These are themes, poetic techniques, motifs and ideas in literature, mythology.... See More
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