Jan 4 • 11M

Donald Robertson: "Socrates on Leadership and Self-Discipline"

Excerpt from the Ancient Philosophy for Modern Leadership Virtual Conference

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, 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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Highlights

  • 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

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