Tagged: plato

Beyond Redemption

There’s a frequent exchange that appears in one form or another throughout Plato’s dialogues. It focuses on the question of whether it’s better to suffer or be the one inflicting the suffering. Of course,...

Breaking news about 2.5K-year-old-texts.

Given all the time we spend talking about Platonism around here, I thought it would be a good idea to link to this Guardian article about a new analysis of Plato’s texts. Through an...

Beating the 10 Books Horse

Ezra at Popehat is still playing the “10 Influential Books” game.  I’d hate to allow him to feel like he’s the only one still playing, and besides, today is the single best day of...