What the Ancient Greeks Can Teach Us About Innovation
Armand D’Angour in Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode, Andrew is joined by Armand D’Angour, the translator and editor of the new collection How to Innovate: An Ancient Guide to Creative Thinking, to discuss what we can learn about fostering innovation and creative thinking from some of the most inventive people of all times—the ancient Greeks.
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Armand D’Angour is professor of classics and a fellow of Jesus College at the University of Oxford. He is the author of Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher and The Greeks and the New: Novelty in Ancient Greek Imagination and Experience. He has lectured widely on innovation at business schools and he managed a family manufacturing business before becoming a classics professor. He lives in London.