The Philosopher's Zone - Program podcast

ABC Radio National

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The Philosopher's Zone looks at the world of philosophy and at the world through philosophy. The program addresses the big philosophical questions and arguments. It also explores what philosophical analysis can contribute to our understanding of some of the fundamental and perplexing issues that face the world today.


The Myth of Plato and Plato the Myth-maker

March 11th, 2012

Episode 22 of 177 episodes

There’s been a change in the interpretation of Plato. For centuries, he was admired for his inspiration and vision, rather than for his theories and argumentation. Then the pendulum swung hard in the other direction.