This episode features,, author of How to Think Like a Roman Emperor, and the founder and president of the Plato’s Academy Centre. This is an audio excerpt from Donald’s talk titled "Socrates on Leadership and Self-Discipline" at the Plato’s Academy Centre virtual conference “Ancient Philosophy for Modern Leadership”.
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Socrates’ involvement with Athenian politics
What Socrates says about the importance of self-discipline in politics
Why wisdom is worthless without self-control
The risks of leaders who lack self-discipline