The Sophist
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The Sophist

Socrates: The Many Faces of Virtue

The Source of Goodness is in Plain Sight

There’s a commonly-told ancient parable of a group of blind men who are introduced to an elephant for the first time.

One feels the tusks, one feels the tail, one feels the flank and one feels the trunk. Each blind man describes a different elephant as they feel about their respective parts. Their ideas of what…

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Steven Gambardella

I am a history PhD sharing the lessons of philosophy and history with practical benefits for your life and work. Get in touch: stevengambardella@gmail.com