Students without Teaching: Against Illiterate Literacy — SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE

Plato, Phaedrus 274e-275a (go here for the full dialogue) Socrates is telling a story of the invention of writing in Egypt “When it came to the written letters, Theuth said, ‘This training, King, will make Egyptians wiser and will give them stronger memories: for it is a drug for memory and wisdom!’ But the king […]

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