The role of the intellectual:
Knowledge and responsibility in public life
February 14, 2019
Nearly two and a half millennia ago, a Greek aristocrat founded the first Academy. He also wrote a book about the role of the intellectuals in public matters – and how a good leader should have a philosophical background, that is an understanding of what it is to be just, truthful and good.
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Can you suggest ONE THING that each of us – students, lecturers, writers – could do, to help turn this difficult situation around, and contribute to saving Europe and its values from destruction? What would Plato’s philosopher-king do, in these circumstances?