Socrates Café
Published in

Socrates Café

Kings (and All Politicians) Should Study Philosophy

Plato famously said that philosophers should be in charge of the State, he is often misunderstood. (Musonius Rufus — Lecture VIII)

[image: Aristotle teaching Alexander, Wikimedia]

“What else would be more serviceable to a king who wished to be good than the study of philosophy? How better or how otherwise could a man be a good ruler or…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store