Archive for August, 2010


Check out the latest entry on the Classics blog. At issue: should violent video games be protected under the First Amendment?  The Supreme Court will be taking up the issue later this year, and as  philosopher Alexander Nehemas notes, the case “may have the unusual result of establishing a philosophical link between Arnold Schwarzenegger and […]

Desperately Seeking Plato

The Greek government is claiming it will develop a new museum honoring Plato. This may be some consolation for the fact that the remains of his Academy are apparently lost for good. See the BBC story here.

Aristotle: The Novel

A novel (the first) by Annabel Lyon offers a fictionalized account of Aristotle’s time spent as the teacher of Alexander the Great. A review of the novel, The Golden Mean, can be found here.