Episode #014 ... The Hellenistic Age Pt. 5 - A Race To The Dark Ages

Philosophize This!

By Stephen West

Episode #014 ... The Hellenistic Age Pt. 5 - A Race To The Dark Ages

Saturday, 18 January

On this episode of the podcast, we discuss Middle Platonism and the Race to the Dark Ages. We learn how Philo of Alexandria reconciled Judaism with Plato's vision of God as a master craftsman, and find out how this relates to building an IKEA bookcase. We also discuss the important distinction Plutarch made between a flatterer and a friend, and why he would have absolutely hated Facebook. All this and more on the latest episode of Philosophize This!

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