Philosophy & Foolery: Do Americans understand free speech as Socrates understood it?

In this installment of Philosophy & Foolery, Bobby and Jeff talk about Plato’s THE APOLOGY OF SOCRATES. See: http://classics.mit.edu/Plato/apology… At stake here is the question of whether Americans today, who like to cite “free speech” really grasp the full complexity of this “freedom” as it grew from the earliest classical traditions. A valuable 50 minutes…

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