EI Weekly Listen — Authority without knowledge by Erica Benner

The worst form of ignorance in politics is an inflated opinion of one’s own wisdom. In matters of moral judgement, authority-dependence carries grave risks. Read by Leighton Pugh.
French painter David's The Death of Socrates.
French painter David's The Death of Socrates. Credit: Universal History Archive/Getty Images
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on email

Subscribe to Engelsberg Ideas

Receive the Engelsberg Ideas weekly email from our editorial team.

By subscribing, you consent to us contacting you by email. You may unsubscribe at any time, and we’ll keep your personal data safe in accordance with our privacy policy.