Alexander
Alexander Nyland is an avid writer, blogger, and traveller with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Philosophy, graduating in 2018 from the University of Sheffield. His particular focus and interests in his studies included Film and Ancient Greek philosophy. Alex has always been fascinated by art, culture, and philosophy and believes they are an integral and important part of all of our lives. He has his own blog, thefilmpheed.com, which discusses these subjects and their role in our lives and society in-depth. You can follow Alexander on Linkedin.

4 Simple Confucian Principles That Could Profoundly Change Our Society

What are ‘Confucian principles’? Confucian principles are a set of thoughts and ideas that refer to the teachings of the ancient Chinese philosopher, teacher and political figure, Confucius (551BC – 479BC). His philosophy – Confucianism – has influenced Chinese society and other parts of Asia right up to the present…

7 Less Known Greek Philosophers Whose Teachings Are Still Relevant Today

Socrates, Plato and Aristotle are the most well-known Greek philosophers. They are also the most widely taught and most popular. Not many would dispute this. However, there are many other ancient Greek philosophers who can serve as much value to us in their teachings. There are others who came before…

5 Types of Internal Conflict and How to Resolve Them & Make Wise Decisions

What is an internal conflict? An internal conflict is a psychological struggle whereby someone finds himself or herself in difficulty when making a decision during a personal situation. You are grappling with an internal conflict if you are caught between (usually two) choices that are conflicting desires. It is a…

Do You Have a Philosophy of Life? Why You Need One and How to Find It

What a Philosophy of Life is can seem quite a profound notion and relates to the ever-daunting question of “What is the meaning of life?”. Many may turn away from this question and the idea of a personal philosophy seems like a too large concept to consider. Perhaps you think…