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Virtue is knowledge : the moral foundations of Socratic political philosophy

Author: Lorraine Smith Pangle
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Univ. of Chicago Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Can Socrates be serious in his claims that human excellence is constituted by one virtue, that vice is merely the result of ignorance, and that the correct response to crime is therefore not  Read more...

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Named Person: Plato.; Socrates; Plato.; Socrates.; Plato; Socrate.; Platon.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lorraine Smith Pangle
ISBN: 9780226136547 022613654X 9780226136684 022613668X
OCLC Number: 884751705
Description: 276 Seiten
Contents: Education and corruption: Apology --
The critique of retribution: Gorgias --
Virtue and knowledge: Meno --
The unity of virtue: Protagoras --
The Socratic thesis applied: Laws.
Responsibility: Lorraine Smith Pangle.

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