E11: Education in Antiquity Pt. 2: A conversation with Dr. Jason Rheins

Written by Dr. Jason Rheins on January 17, 2022

Dr. Jason Rheins, historian and philosopher, joins us to discuss ancient Greek education during the Socratic Era. Listen to learn about the ancient Greek approach to mathematics, moral edification's role in ancient education, and more. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or the Simplecast webplayer!

Dr. Rheins is a Montessorium Senior Research Fellow; you can find more of his work in our History of Education initiative.

Dr. Jason Rheins

Dr. Jason G. Rheins is a scholar of ancient Greek and Roman philosophy. In 2003 he received his BA with honors in Philosophy and Classical Studies from Stanford University. In 2010 he earned his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania. He has taught or held professorships at the University of Pennsylvania, Swarthmore College, UNC Chapel Hill, St. John’s University, and Loyola University Chicago. He has published articles and book chapters on the history of philosophy, the philosophy of science, and metaphysics. He is currently completing a monograph on Plato’s theology.