A Companion to Socrates / Edition 1

A Companion to Socrates / Edition 1

by Sara Ahbel-Rappe
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405108630

ISBN-13: 9781405108638

Pub. Date: 02/07/2006

Publisher: Wiley

Written by an outstanding international team of scholars, this Companion explores the profound influence of Socrates on the history of Western philosophy.

  • Discusses the life of Socrates and key philosophical doctrines associated with him
  • Covers the whole range of Socratic studies from the ancient world to contemporary European

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Overview

Written by an outstanding international team of scholars, this Companion explores the profound influence of Socrates on the history of Western philosophy.

  • Discusses the life of Socrates and key philosophical doctrines associated with him
  • Covers the whole range of Socratic studies from the ancient world to contemporary European philosophy
  • Examines Socrates’ place in the larger philosophical traditions of the Hellenistic world, the Roman Empire, the Arabic world, the Renaissance, and contemporary Europe
  • Addresses interdisciplinary subjects such as Socrates and Nietzsche, Socrates and psychoanalysis, and representations of Socrates in art
  • Helps readers to understand the meaning and significance of Socrates across the ages

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405108638
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/07/2006
Series:
Blackwell Companions to Philosophy Series, #6
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Socrates in antiquity
1The trial and death of Socrates5
2Socrates and Euripides21
3Socrates among the Sophists36
4Socrates the freethinker48
5How does Socrates' divine sign communicate with him?63
6Socrates, Antisthenes, and the cynics75
7Xenophon's Socrates93
8Picturing Socrates110
9Socrates in Plato's dialogues159
10No one errs willingly : the meaning of Socratic intellectualism171
11Socratic love186
12Socrates and religious experience200
13The politics of Plato's Socrates214
14The examined life228
15Socrates : seeker or preacher?243
16Socratic method and Socratic truth254
17Socrates in the stoa275
18Socrates and Epictetus285
19Socrates and skepticism298
Pt. 2Socrates after antiquity
20Socrates in Arabic philosophy317
21Socrates in the Italian Renaissance337
22The private life of Socrates in early modern France353
23Socrates in Hegel and others368
24Kierkegaard's Socratic point of view389
25Nietzsche and "the problem of Socrates"406
26The Socratic hermeneutics of Heidegger and Gadamer426
27The Socratic method and psychoanalysis442
28Lacan and Socrates463
29From grade school of law school : Socrates' legacy in education476
30Socrates' definitional inquiries and the history of philosophy493

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