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Conversations of Socrates

Author: Xenophon.; Robin Waterfield
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, 1990.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Xenophon is less speculative than Plato and applies Socratic principles more to everyday life: by reading his book, we not only learn about Socrates and his philosophy but also gain fascinating insights into the daily life of ancient Greece and into the religious, political and moral views of a certain type of Athenian.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Socrates.; Socrates.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Xenophon.; Robin Waterfield
ISBN: 014044517X 9780140445176
OCLC Number: 28587741
Description: 366 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Socrates' defence --
Memoirs of Socrates --
The dinner-party --
The estate-manager.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Xenophon ; translated by Hugh Tredennick and Robin Waterfield, and edited with new material by Robin Waterfield.
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Xenophon is less speculative than Plato and applies Socratic principles more to everyday life: by reading his book, we not only learn about Socrates and his philosophy but also gain fascinating insights into the daily life of ancient Greece and into the religious, political and moral views of a certain type of Athenian.

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