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Early Socratic Dialogues

Early Socratic Dialogues

by Plato

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
ISBN: 9780140455038
Pages: 400
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 10 Mb
Date posting: 2020-03-30
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Rich in drama and humor, this volume of seven dialogues includes the controversial Ion, a debate on poetic inspiration; Laches, in which Socrates seeks to define bravery; and Euthydemus, which considers the relationship between philosophy and politics. Together, these dialogues provide a definitive portrait of the real Socrates and raise issues still keenly debated by philosophers, forming an incisive overview of Plato’s philosophy. As the father of Western philosophy, who transformed Greek thought with his questioning insights into life and ethics, Socrates was a powerful inspiration—and major irritant—to the Athenians of his day. After his trial and ...