The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Study of Core Texts and Ideas

Humane Warfare: An Ancient Perspective on a Modern Dilemma

Ancient insights and lessons on morality and war, for our age of drones, cyber warfare, and stateless terrorism

Mon, April 20, 2015 | TBA

4:00 PM

Linda R. Rabieh teaches political philosophy at MIT in the Concourse Program, an interdisciplinary program in the humanities and sciences. Her book, Plato and the Virtue of Courage was the inaugural winner of the Delba Winthrop Mansfield prize for a first book in political theory.  

Her current research interests include ancient views on ethics in war, Plato’s depiction of happiness as a harmony of soul, and the different understandings of reason in ancient and modern political philosophy

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