Sparta- Russell’s History of Western Philosophy, chapter by chapter- (12)

Sparta had a profound influence on the subsequent philosophy of Greece through Plato and Aristotle, so Russell takes a chapter to explain their fascinating culture. We will see the politics of Sparta replicated in the Politics of Plato, and even as far in the future as Nietzsche’s thoughts on culture. Helots Sparta had no interest…… Continue reading Sparta- Russell’s History of Western Philosophy, chapter by chapter- (12)