Announcing the new Plato’s Academy Centre Podcast

We’re delighted to announce that we have just launched a new podcast hosted on Substack, which is also distributed via Apple and Google Podcasts.

Spencer Klavan: Civic Friendship & Politics as an Act of Love Philosophy and Classics

Spencer Klavan is the author of How to Save the West: Ancient Wisdom for 5 Modern Crises and assistant editor of The Claremont Review of Books and The American Mind at the Claremont Institute. With a PhD in Classics, Klavan's literary expertise is aided by his knowledge of many languages, including Ancient Greek, Latin, and Hebrew. As a scholar who enjoys exploring how great works of literature provide valuable insights into today's world, Klavan hosts Young Heretics every Tuesday.Highlights* Rational discourse is a team sport, a shared pursuit for the wisdom we both seek about the thing and the effort we make at getting it* Seeking excellence, moral virtue, and flourishing is the first step, the atomic building block, for living well together—seeking mutual good in the form of community and relationships* Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics 9.8* Fundamentally, when we form political community, we do so because we collectively agree that there is such a thing as justicePlato's Academy Centre Newsletter is a reader-supported publication. To receive new posts and support our work, consider becoming a free or paid subscriber. Get full access to Plato's Academy Centre Newsletter at platosacademycentre.substack.com/subscribe
  1. Spencer Klavan: Civic Friendship & Politics as an Act of Love
  2. Ward Farnsworth: The Socratic Method
  3. Double Ignorance and Socratic Irony
  4. Breakfast with Seneca: A Stoic Guide to the Art of Living Audiobook
  5. Spotting Common Fallacies

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