Socrate’s dilemma

The man who taught us how to think didn’t like us to write. Socrates was suspicious of two subjects. Rhetoric and writing. What he didn’t like about both was their intransigence. He said that with writing, there was no room to criticise. In Phaedrus, Plato quotes Socrates as saying that ‘writing is only useful toContinue reading “Socrate’s dilemma”