Friday, 21 December 2012

Plato. Pop culture....

Angie Hobbs came and spoke at the London Philosophy Club earlier this month. She's an expert on Plato, and in her talk she used Platonism as a way of making sense of last years riots. She noted that many media commentators called the rioters 'shameless'. This wasn't true at all, she said. The rioters had a sense of shame and honour, it was just warped, or misdirected (...) Well, interested? Read this whole article, a very interesting article here. Enjoy it!

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