Plato and His Republic

Plato’s dialogues on art are the oldest surviving discussions that we know about in the Western world, which have continued to influence significantly our discussions about art. In fact, Plato would influence Neoplatonism during the medieval era. The Neo-Platonist Plotinus focused on Plato’s theory of art imitating Beauty and eternal Truth. Techne is a broad … Continue reading Plato and His Republic

“What’s Missing in Miss America’s Response”

A Tale of Two Debates Last week, social media exploded after the Miss America Pageant. Users complained either how terrible feminists were or how terrible Miss America’s answer was. But what was actually said? Miss Nevada was asked the following question: Recently Time Magazine said 19% of U.S. undergraduate women are victims of sexual assault in college. Why has such … Continue reading “What’s Missing in Miss America’s Response”