Category: Plato

  • Plato and Aristotle Weigh in on Agatha Christie

    Back in the olden days, Plato made the argument that still resonates today: Violence on T.V. causes violence in real life. Okay, maybe that’s not a direct quote. But the essence of the argument is there. According to Plato in his Republic, poets specifically should not be allowed into a well-ordered society because, well, they […]