Socrates Against Athens: Philosophy on Trial

Socrates Against Athens: Philosophy on Trial

by James A. Colaiaco, Colaiaco James
     
 

ISBN-10: 041592653X

ISBN-13: 9780415926539

Pub. Date: 07/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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.

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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:
9780415926539
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(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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