Tag: Plato

  • 2019-06-27 What I Mean by Platonism

    Platonism has come to mean different things to different scholars. When I call myself a Platonist, I mean that I believe in the Forms, that I believe in real, eternal, immaterial, intelligible structures beyond the world of sense.

  • 2018-04-05 Athens and Jerusalem Talk

    I'm giving a talk at the Athens and Jerusalem Conference in Lawrenceburg KY on Saturday, April 7, 2018. The talk will be on the Platonic conception of the self as the soul, especially in the Phaedo and the Phaedrus, and how this is different from the Christian conception. Anyone interested is invited.

  • 2017-09-30 Narnian Platonism

    I just finished reading all the Narnia books to my kids and ran across this wonderful bit about Plato...