The Republic

Will America Under Trump Become A Greek Tragedy?

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Politics
Dan Ehrlich

America is a mature democracy now led by a president who may have bitten of more than he can chew. In this respect the nation seems to be acting out t...

Platonic Morality in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit

Ioan Marc Jones | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ioan Marc Jones

Around the fourth century B.C. - in the Gregorian rather than the Middle-earth calendar - Plato and a couple of wise old friends pondered the formation of ethics.