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My Classics Career: Prof Helen King

How did one of the UK’s leading Classicists get to where she is? Prof Helen King blogs on her career on the Women in Classics site. 98 more words

Helen King

Day 26: Quacks: Doctors and Philosophers

In the first book of Plato’s Republic, Plato has Socrates turn to the medical art in order to argue that justice like other technai, or knowledges that serve some practical purpose, benefit those they serve rather than those who have the knowledge.   1,127 more words

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