AuthorLeonidas Konstantakos

The Stoic Philosopher and the Spartan Revolution   

Imagine having once been a Stoic philosophy teacher at a really posh school for elite pupils.  You’ve written and thought about an ideal and virtuous way of life for decades.  Now, you get a request from one of your former students, now the king of Sparta, to come back to his country to redesign and revolutionize his governmental, educational, and cultural system to reflect your Stoic principles...