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Socrates : ironist and moral philosopher

Author: Gregory Vlastos
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991.
Series: Cornell studies in classical philology. Townsend lectures., 50
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Vlastos is the greatest living writer on Greek philosophy, and his book on the historical Socrates--many years in the making--has been eagerly awaited. Although the main arguments have appeared in previous articles, their synthesis produces a remarkably cohesive and original philosophical portrait. Vlastos illuminates Socrates' irony, elenchus (means of refutation), disavowal of knowledge, religion, moral  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Socrates.; Socrates.; Socrates.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Vlastos
ISBN: 0521307333 9780521307338 052131450X 9780521314503
OCLC Number: 21447027
Description: xii, 334 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: "Charity" as a principle of interpreation --
Socrates's complex philosopical ironies --
Delphic precedents --
Aschines Socraticus, fr. 11 --
The composition of Republic I --
Socratic personalie in the Platonic corpus --
The interdcit on reliance on sensory data --
"Separation" in Plato --
Forms in the Timaeus --
Socratic elenchus in the Theaetetus? --
Epistemic vs. moral certainty --
Mathematical texts in Elenctic dialogues --
Plato and Theodorus --
The hippias minor--sophistry or honest perplexity? --
Socrates' daimonion --
Ion 533D-536A --
The oracle story in Plato and in Xenophon --
Xenophon on sacrifice --
Xenophon vs. Plato on Socrates' speech of defense --
Why was Socrates condemned? --
Plato vs. Xenophon on Socrates' rejection of retaliation --
Hedonism faute de mieux --
Eudaemonism in the Crito? --
The gravest flaw in the instrumentalist interpretation --
On Gorgias 468B-C --
On Ly, 219B-220B.
Series Title: Cornell studies in classical philology. Townsend lectures., 50
Responsibility: Gregory Vlastos.

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This long-awaited study of the most enigmatic figure of Greek philosophy reclaims Socrates' originality. Written by a leading historian of Greek thought, it argues for a Socrates who marked the true  Read more...

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