Monthly Archives: April 2013

Plato and the Healthy Community

Athens and Sparta, two of the most powerful Greek city-states, had fought as allies in the Greco-Persian Wars between 499 and 449 BCE. The half-century following the Persian Wars Athens grew as a maritime power and prospered. As Athens grew … Continue reading

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Reality in 2013

The Enlightenment saw the intellectual maturation of the humanist belief in reason as the supreme guiding principle in the affairs of mankind. The ‘truth’ discovered through reason would displace the dogged adherence to established opinions and customs and enlighten a … Continue reading

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