If you’re looking for Lecture 12, my sincere apologies–I had a messup with the recorder. So, sadly, it only recorded about 3 seconds of the lecture. I’d post it, but it’s kind of a boring 3 seconds. Here’s… Read More
A short, 30 minute lecture/discussion as I gave the first quiz of the semester. The course lecture involved Plato’s understanding of the divine. Enjoy.
Lecture 10 of Western Heritage: Socrates on Ethics and Plato on Democracy.
Key concepts of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle (very hard to separate the three, one from another) Socrates (469-399b.c.); Plato (ca. 427-ca. 347b.c.); and Aristotle (385-322 b.c.) Teacher-student-student relationship Came at the very end of their civilization—but tied to… Read More
Here’s one of my favorite topics–whether I do justice to it or not is another question–the origins of Greek philosophy. Fire, air, water, soil, cycles, repetition, the One, the Many . . .