Support Aeon

‘I support Aeon because I support the spreading of wisdom.’

Tanner F, USA, Friend of Aeon

Aeon is a registered charity committed to the spread of knowledge and a cosmopolitan worldview.
But we can’t do it without you.

Make a donation

Aeon is a registered charity committed to the spread of knowledge and a cosmopolitan worldview. Our mission is to create a sanctuary online for serious thinking.

No ads, no paywall, no clickbait – just thought-provoking ideas from the world’s leading thinkers, free to all. But we can’t do it without you.

Make a donation

Sebastian Purcell
Associate Professor of Philosophy, SUNY-Cortland

Sebastian Purcell is Associate professor of philosophy at SUNY-Cortland in New York. He has written widely on moral, political and Latin American philosophy, from topics addressing the environment to his comparative scholarship on Aristotle and the Aztecs.

Written by Sebastian Purcell

Essay/
Ethics
Life on the slippery Earth

Aztec moral philosophy has profound differences from the Greek tradition, not least its acceptance that nobody is perfect

Sebastian Purcell