Andrew Kern discusses Plato's view on gymnastics.
Reading Time: < 1 minute

As everyone knows, Plato despised the body. Or did he? This workshop explores books 2-4 in the Republic to see what Plato had to say about the place of gymnastics in the classical school.

Andrew Kern

Andrew Kern is the Founder and President of CiRCE Institute. He has also helped found Providence Academy, Ambrose School, Great Ideas Academy and Regents Schools of the Carolinas. Andrew is the co-author of Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping America, The Lost Tools of Writing and The CiRCE Guide to Reading. Andrew is also a consultant and founded the CiRCE apprenticeship.