030 – The Sophists, Skepticism, and Relativism


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: Thanks to guys like Socrates and Plato, “sophist” is a dirty word! Were these itinerant teachers of rhetoric actually progressive thinkers who questioned the prevailing social mores of their time? Or were they unscrupulous charlatans who would talk out of both sides of their mouths for a drachma? Truth, justice, and virtue are at stake, so come find out in this episode on pre-Socratic skepticism and relativism!

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