Plato

calasso

Making a killing

April 25, 2020 12:25 pm

The Celestial Hunter by Roberto Calasso reviewed

autarkeia

How to be self-sufficient

March 19, 2020 1:46 pm

For Aristotle, and eventually Plato too, while personal autarkeia was an ideal, only a city-state could deliver it

plato glaucon

Plato, Socrates and Glaucon’s Fate

June 23, 2019 4:22 pm

A new interpretation of the old impulse to tyranny