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30 May 2015 (AFR) - When do we really worry about Greece? - Will the Greek time bomb ever go off?

(30 May 2015, AFR, p20, by Mark Mulligan)

‘Plato once said that the “beginning is the most important part of the work”, but the Greek philosopher didn’t have to live in the modern rendition of his country. 77 more words

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Was Socrates actually a gadfly?

Today the Shimer faculty ended its spring faculty meetings with a discussion of pedagogy, centered on the idea of the Socratic method. One of our texts was the famous passage from the Apology where Socrates describes himself as a gadfly sent by the god to harrass the city (30e). 607 more words


Imitation as an Influence

Imitation is defined as “a result or product of imitating” or “the action of using someone or something as a model.” Earlier Plato’s Republic, Socrates and Adeimantus were discussing what to allow in their created State and what to prohibit. 232 more words


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This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are – Plato


Plato - Teaching Us Values Long Before Jesus

Plato (428/427 or 424/423 – 348/347 BCE) is a good example that we do not need to be divinely inspired in order to be wise or have real and meaningful values.


Plato harmonises vinyl and digital sounds for audiophiles

Trying to reinvigorate the reputation of Britain’s entertainment media hardware reputation, Newbury startup Entotem has announced the forthcoming release of its Plato Home Entertainment System. The system cashes in on the growing retro-love of vinyl but gives it a digital age twist. 402 more words