A Footnote to Plato The word does not forget where has been and can never wholly free itself from the dominion of the contexts of which it has been a part. Mikhail Bakhtin We have Plato to thank for the way we view the world around us. Often regarded as the founder of political […]
Tag Archives: Was Britain Right to Reject Europe’s March Towards Greater Unity?
In theory, building a tall structure has no upper limit. Given a sufficiently large base resting on bedrock, the right materials and deep pockets, a skyscraper could literally reach the upper atmosphere and even beyond. This architectural fact was discovered millennia ago, but only came into its own in the period of Europe’s great Gothic […]