Questions: Philosophy for Young People

Volume 7, Summer 2007

Elizabeth Gyori
Pages 2-3

Philosophy as a Threat to Government

Examination of the subversive nature of philosophy as its students challenge the authority and practices of government agencies and organizations. Draws a series of connections between philosophically oriented protesters and questioners of authority ranging from Socrates to 2004 protesters at the U.S. Republican party’s presidential convention in 2004.

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