032 – Plato: Biography and Introduction


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: “The safest characterization of Western Philosophy is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato” …or, so says Alfred North Whitehead. In this episode, find out how the philosophic agenda for the last 2500 years was set by dude whom history honors with the nickname “Tubby.” Along the way, we introduce the problem of universals and the concept of Platonic myth.

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