Plato and the ninety-nine percent | Dan Sportiello | TEDxUWMilwaukee


This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Philosopher Dan Sportiello discusses the relevance of ancient philosophers to our modern day problems. He calls for a revolution in our modern practices–not one of violence, but of ideas.

Daniel John Sportiello is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame and graduate fellow of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study. His research explores the relationship between theoretical and practical reason–and the relationship of both to the culture in which they are taught and exercised, especially as that culture has changed through time.

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