Bolti ár: 3680 Ft
Internetes ár: 3312 Ft (10% kedvezmény)
Kiadás éve: 2000
Kiadó: Oxford University Press
Sorozat: Very Short Introductions
Kategóriák: Filozófia/ókor, Sorozatok/Very Short Introduction
* Socrates is one of the most important figures in the history of Western Philosophy, but also one of the least known.
* Christopher Taylor explores the relationship between the historical Socrates and the Platonic character.
* Taylor is a Reader in Philosophy at Oxford University and an authority on may aspects of ancient philosophy.
* First published as part of the Past Masters series; now reissued as a Very Short Introduction, along with other new philosophy titles in the series.
Socrates has a unique position in the history of philosophy. It is no exaggeration to say that had it not been for his influence on Plato, the whole development of Western philosophy might have bee unimaginably different. Yet Socrates wrote nothing himself, and our knowledge of him is derived primarily from the engaging and infuriating figure who appears in Plato's dialogues. In this book, Christopher Taylor explores the relationship between the historical Socrates and the Platonic character, and examines the enduring image of Socrates as the ideal exemplar of the philosophic life - a thinker whose moral and intellectual integrity permeated every detail of his life, even in the face of betrayal and execution by his fellow Athenians.
Readership: Primarily undergraduate students of ancient philosophy, and of ancient history. The general reader interested in philosophy and its history
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