Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life

April 12, 2011

Who was the man that influenced Western philosophy more than any other and what was the nature of his time and place? Historian Bettany Hughes explores the mystery of Socrates in her new book “The Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life” (Knopf, 2011). She’ll join us for the hour.


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