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Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Teaching, On Plato
Today at Berkeley in my "Patriarchal Conventions and Convictions in Greek and Roman Rhetoric" we take up Gorgias and Phaedrus (with Protagoras Socrates' key anti-sophistical trilogy, though the Platonic constitution of philosophy through the disavowal of rhetoric of recurs deliriously throughout the dialogues). Inching our way toward mid-term already, and it looks like whatever sleep disorder made the first two weeks of these intensives a hellscape is sorting itself out at last.