The Pitiable Tyrant
Do you remember a few weeks ago when we had a bit of a discussion on the Platonic dialogue, Gorgias?Read more.
It’s Not How You Say It…
I once had a philosophy professor who told my class, with all the authority and reverence he could muster,Read more.
The Pursuit Of Virtue: Plato’s “The Meno”
While Plato and Aristotle are often considered to be contrary thinkers, or at the very least they were certainly distinctRead more.
Injustice For All: Plato’s Republic And The Pursuit Of Justice
Plato’s The Republic is often, and for good reason, considered the single most important philosophical text of the western world.Read more.
Plato’s “The Parmenides”: The Fault In Our Forms
By. Van Bryan The Parmenides (also known as, “Oh God, please don’t make us read that thing” in most philosophyRead more.
Plato and the Disaster of Democracy
Athenian democracy came about around 550 BCE. At the time the system of government was designed to be a directRead more.