In this 8-part inaugural season of Vital Remnants, McConnell Center Director Gary Gregg walks through leadership lessons from Plato's Republic.
For those interested in following along with the text, we recommend grabbing a copy of The Republic of Plato, 2nd ed., translated by Allan Bloom (Basic Books, 1968 and 1991). Our reading guide points to key passages in the text, provides questions to consider and links to the companion podcast episode.
Episode 1.1: Justice & Leadership
Episode 1.2: Education & Proper Political Culture for Leadership
Episode 1.3: Education & Proper Political Culture for Leadership II
Episode 1.4: Philosopher Kings & the Responsibilities of Leadership
Episode 1.5: Types of Political Leadership & Types of Political Communities
Episode 1.6: Tyrannical Soul & Cultivating the Proper Soul
Episode 1.7: Of Poets & the Afterlife: Imagining Your Life Choices
Episode 1.8: Bonus: Plato vs. Aristotle & the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization