Find a copy in the library
Finding libraries that hold this item...
|Named Person:||Socrates.; Socrates; Socrates|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
I F Stone
|Description:||xi, 282 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Preface: How this book came to be written. --
Socrates and Athens. Their basic differences ; Socrates and Homer ; The clue on the Thersites story ; The nature of virtue and of knowledge ; Courage as virtue ; A wild goose chase: the Socratic search for absolute divergence ; Socrates and rhetoric ; The good life: the third Socratic divergence ; The prejudices of Socrates. --
The ordeal. Why did they wait until he was seventy? ; The three earthquakes ; Xenophon, Plato, and the three earthquakes ; The principal accuser ; How Socrates did his best to antagonize the jury ; How Socrates easily might have won acquittal ; What Socrates should have said ; The four words ; The final question. --
Epilogue: Was there a witch-hunt in ancient Athens?