Newsletter Fall 2018

Book Review: Why Only Art Can Save Us: Aesthetics and the Absence of Emergency by Santiago Zabala

by Silvia Pease, Cohort ’18

Since the time of Plato, philosophers have conceptualized utopian societies based on ideals of justice. Hence, Plato, himself, assigned the philosopher-king this existential responsibility. During the medieval period, St. Augustine and St. Thomas Aquinas searched for methods to improve the existence of their societies.

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