A Companion to Socrates (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy) by Sara Ahbel-Rappe,Rachana Kamtekar

By Sara Ahbel-Rappe,Rachana Kamtekar

Written via a superb foreign group of students, this Companion explores the profound effect of Socrates at the historical past of Western philosophy.

  • Discusses the lifetime of Socrates and key philosophical doctrines linked to him
  • Covers the complete variety of Socratic experiences from the traditional international to modern eu philosophy
  • Examines Socrates’ position within the higher philosophical traditions of the Hellenistic international, the Roman Empire, the Arabic global, the Renaissance, and modern Europe
  • Addresses interdisciplinary topics resembling Socrates and Nietzsche, Socrates and psychoanalysis, and representations of Socrates in art
  • Helps readers to appreciate the which means and value of Socrates around the ages

Show description

Read Online or Download A Companion to Socrates (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy) PDF

Similar greek & roman philosophy books

Plato's Cosmology and its Ethical Dimensions

Even though very much has been written on Plato's ethics, his cosmology has now not bought lots awareness in recent years and its value for his moral inspiration has remained underexplored. via delivering money owed of Timaeus, Philebus, Politicus and legislation X, the ebook finds a strongly symbiotic relation among the cosmic and human sphere.

Über Platons „Staat“ Bücher 2 bis 4 (German Edition)

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2011 im Fachbereich Philosophie - Philosophie der Antike, word: 1,7, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Veranstaltung: Platons Theorie der Gerechtigkeit, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Meine purpose für diese Arbeit ist es herauszufinden, worin die Funktion der Entwicklung von Platons Staatsmodell im Hinblick auf die Gerechtigkeit besteht.

Lysias (Oratory of Classical Greece)

This is often the second one quantity within the Oratory of Classical Greece sequence. deliberate for book over numerous years, the sequence will current the entire surviving speeches from the past due 5th and fourth centuries B. C. in new translations ready via classical students who're on the leading edge of the self-discipline.

Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras' Challenge to Socrates

One of many relevant demanding situations to modern political philosophy is the obvious impossibility of arriving at any ordinarily agreed upon “truths. ” As Nietzsche saw in his Will to energy, the currents of relativism that experience come to signify glossy proposal should be stated to were born with old sophistry.

Extra resources for A Companion to Socrates (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.87 of 5 – based on 31 votes