In Plato's dialogue The Meno, Socrates presents an apparent paradox that makes our ability to learn anything new puzzling. M.M. McCabe discusses this apparent paradox and its relevance in this episode of Philosophy Bites.
What is a virtue? Is ethics a matter of cultivating appropriate virtues, patterns of behaviour prized by particular people at a particular time? Roger Crisp discusses the nature of virtue in this interview with Nigel Warburton for the Philosophy Bites podcast.
What is Socratic Method and does it have any present day applications? In this interview for Philosophy BitesMM McCabe explains the significance of Socrates' impertinent questioning and contrasts his approach with present day university teaching.
The latest episode of Philosophy Bites focuses on Plato's Symposium. Angie Hobbs gives
a lively account of the various positions taken on erotic love and
sexual desire within that dialogue. (This podcast episode includes mild