Socrates

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How Teaching Philosophy Can help Combat Extremism

How Teaching Philosophy Can help Combat Extremism

The current state of the world is undeniably complex and turbulent. Philosophy can give young people sustaining goals to hang on to in uncertain times.

What would Socrates do?

What would Socrates do?

What the trial of Socrates teaches us about cheating--and the difference between winning and greatness. 

How Tyrants Rise: Plato's Eerie 2,500 Year-Old Warning

How Tyrants Rise: Plato's Eerie 2,500 Year-Old Warning

When citizens are alienated from the political process they look to a champion to attack the oligarchs ruling over them. The champion will become the tyrant, Plato suggests. 

Can Bad People Truly Be Happy?

Can Bad People Truly Be Happy?

Not according to Plato.

Beware Teachers Like These Ones in Ancient Greece

Beware Teachers Like These Ones in Ancient Greece

Now you have a name to go with the character traits.