Virtue Ethics and The Quest for Character


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Massimo Pigliucci, philosophy professor and author, joins Breht once again, this time to discuss his newest book "The Quest for Character: What the Story of Socrates and Alcibiades Teaches Us about Our Search for Good Leaders". Topics include: Ethical theories in philosophy, stoicism, theory and practice, cross-cultural virtues, Socrates, the role of role models, how all of this connects up with politics, and much more. Learn more about Massimo and his work here:

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Outro music "Boats & Birds" by Gregory and The Hawk

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