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April 12th, 2019 8:08:12 am

Socrates Questions, a Contemporary Philosopher Answers

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Kwame Anthony Appiah Peter Libbey
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https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/11/theater/socrates-democracy-public-theater.html

Abstract

After attending an early performance of Tim Blake Nelson's play “Socrates,” Kwame Anthony Appiah, a philosophy professor and the author of The New York Times Magazine’s column “The Ethicist,” spoke with me about the philosopher, the sometimes strained relationship between philosophers and society, and how to deal with critics of democracy.

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