Socrates and Love with Armand D'Angour

Armand D'Angour, a renowned classical scholar, has found new sources that Socrates in fact received many of his ideas, particularly those about love, from a woman he had an affair with. This is a new look at a man often considered the father of western philosophy, and Dan talks to Armand in depth about the Greek proclivity for new ideas and the life of Socrates.

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Producer: Natt Tapley

Audio: Peter Curry


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