Socrates Against Athens: Philosophy on Trial / Edition 1

Socrates Against Athens: Philosophy on Trial / Edition 1

by James A. Colaiaco
     
 

As an essential companion to Plato's Apology and Crito, Socrates Against Athens provides valuable historical and cultural context to our understanding of the trial.See more details below

Overview

As an essential companion to Plato's Apology and Crito, Socrates Against Athens provides valuable historical and cultural context to our understanding of the trial.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415926546
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1Introduction: A Tragic Confrontation1
2Setting The Stage for the Trial13
3Socrates and Rhetoric23
4Socrates Confronts His Old Accusers37
5Socrates' Radical Philosophic Mission55
6The Athenian Polis Ideal75
7Socrates Confronts His Present Accusers: The Interrogation of Meletus105
8Socrates Brings The Philosophic Mission into the Court131
9The Politics of an Unpolitical Man151
10The Trial Concludes: Socrates Condemned167
11Socrates and Civil Disobedience: The Crito187
12Conclusion: A Conflict Unresolved215
Notes228
Selected Bibliography243
Index257

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