Knowledge of the human good | Genius of the Ancient World

While the Grecians championed five virtues, Socrates thought this was too diluted and instead reimagined them all as one: the "knowledge of the human good".

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 3'14''
  • Broadcast year: 2015
Curriculum Connection
  • Philosophy

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Genius of the Ancient World
  • Episode: Socrates