In our first episode of this series, we discuss selections from Book 5, 6 and 7 of Plato's Republic. We consider how the allegory of the cave connects to education. Additionally, we discuss the tripartite soul and other features of education for the polis that Plato outlines in the Republic. https://open.spotify.com/episode/3U9gDMugmbtJ1StWfR1oJq?si=f0169e22a15f4d58
If you attended my workshop at the Association of Classical Christian School's national conference, Repairing the Ruins, I want to thank you again and offer you some extra notes. If you did not attend the conference, but stumbled upon this post, here's my synopsis for the workshop: Modern teachers are often plagued with trivial matters … Continue reading Repairing the Ruins Presentation Notes: Teaching in the Great Works
https://open.spotify.com/episode/3f7lcaRvsMarthWWdD8w9a?si=61f5d5c3b3294f35 In this episode, we discuss Plato's dialogues "Euthyphro" and "Meno" to get a better picture of aporia. If you have not read these dialogues, do not fear: we give an overview of both dialogues and discuss some key passages. In these passages, we discuss the unpleasantness of experiencing aporia and Socrates as a gadfly. … Continue reading Series 1: Episode 2 – Where do we see aporia in the classical tradition?