Socrates [electronic resource] : a guide for the perplexed / Sara Ahbel-Rappe
- Ahbel-Rappe, Sara, 1960-
- London ; New York : Continuum, 
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- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (viii, 187 pages)
- ezaccess.libraries.psu.edu , Click here to view book
- Socrates : the man and the myth -- The life and death of Socrates -- The sources for Socrates -- Plato's Socrates -- Socratic method and epistemology -- Happiness and virtue -- The Socratic schools -- Socrates in the modern world -- Citizen Socrates -- Conclusion : Socrates and self-knowledge.
- Socrates is regarded as the founder of Western philosophical inquiry. Yet he left no writings and claimed to know 'nothing fine or worthy'. He spent his life perplexing those who encountered him and is as important and perplexing now as he was 2500 years ago. Drawing on the various competing sources for Socrates that are available to us, Socrates: A Guide for the Perplexed guides the reader through the main themes and ideas of Socrates' thought. Taking into account the puzzles surrounding his trial and death, the philosophical methods and ethical positions associated with Socrates, and his las.
- 9780826438645 (electronic bk.)
0826438644 (electronic bk.)
- AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
- Technical Details:
- Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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