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Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won’t Go Away

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Time Out says

The words of a 2,400-year-old thinker may not seem super relevant to contemporary life, but according to novelist-philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, Plato sheds some much-needed light on the role of philosophy in modern debates on religion, morality, politics and science. In this heady talk, Goldstein, who just released a book on the topic, will imagine Plato in dialogue—his favorite intellectual format—with a bevy of modern milieus, from the stage at the 92nd Street Y to the hot seat of a cable talk show.

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