Republic

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Food for the Soul Republic III w/ Angie Hobbs

In the second half of book 3 of the Republic, Plato lays out the controversial theory of mimesis, which states that all art, man-made objects, and cultural products in our environment have profound effects on the health of our souls.

Food for the Soul Republic III w/ Angie Hobbs

The Justice Loophole w/ Rachel Barney

Our exploration of Plato's Republic continues with this discussion of book 2 with philosopher Rachel Barney. Is the fear of God necessary for morality? How can you educate people so that they value and practice justice?

The Justice Loophole w/ Rachel Barney

Rome's Most Lethal Weapon w/ Steele Brand

Rome conquered the world without a professional army, relying instead on its citizens to take up arms when necessary. How did Rome's part-time soldiers defeat all the great powers of ancient Mediterranean?

Rome's Most Lethal Weapon w/ Steele Brand

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