The Art of Living: Socratic Reflections from Plato to Foucault / Edition 1

The Art of Living: Socratic Reflections from Plato to Foucault / Edition 1

by Alexander Nehamas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520224906

ISBN-13: 9780520224902

Pub. Date: 03/01/2000

Publisher: University of California Press

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The Lustre of Our Country demonstrates how the idea of religious freedom is central to the American experience and to American influence on religion around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520224902
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
03/01/2000
Series:
Sather Classical Lectures Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
294
Sales rank:
1,179,873
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
1Platonic Irony: Author and Audience19
2Socratic Irony: Character and Interlocutors46
3Socratic Irony: Character and Author70
4A Face for Socrates' Reason: Montaigne's "Of physiognomy"101
5A Reason for Socrates' Face: Nietzsche on "The Problem of Socrates"128
6A Fate for Socrates' Reason: Foucault on the Care of the Self157
Notes189
Bibliography257
Index271

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