New PDF release: Apologizing for Socrates: How Plato and Xenophon Created Our

By Gabriel Danzig

ISBN-10: 073913244X

ISBN-13: 9780739132449

Apologizing for Socrates examines a few of Plato's and Xenophon's Socratic writings, particularly those who deal with recognized controversiese in regards to the lifestyles and dying of Socrates. Gabriel Danzig argues that the hassle to shield Socrates from various modern fees is helping clarify a few of the vital philosophical arguments and literary gains that seem in those works. targeting the 2 Apologies, Crito, Euthyphro, Xenophon's Symposium and Memorabilia, Lysis, and Oeconommicus, Danzig argues that the apologetic efforts have been crucial for rebuilding the neighborhood of Socratic buddies and partners, which used to be devastated through the trial and demise of Socrates. The Socratic writings aren't basically literary or philosophical endeavors, but in addition political acts of significant competence.

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