In this episode, I speak about Socrates with Armand D'Angour, professor of classics at Oxford University. He is the translator of How to Innovate: An Ancient Guide to Creative Thinking (2021) and the author of Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher (2020), among other works.
Why should we care about Socrates today?
How reliable are our sources regarding Socrates?
What was Socrates like as a young man?
How do you imagine his relationship with Pericles and Aspasia?
Why did Socrates love Alcibiades so much?
Did Socrates have a mental illness?
Why was Socrates executed?