Download PDF by Gabriel Danzig: Apologizing for Socrates: How Plato and Xenophon Created Our

By Gabriel Danzig

ISBN-10: 073913244X

ISBN-13: 9780739132449

Apologizing for Socrates examines a few of Plato's and Xenophon's Socratic writings, in particular those who handle recognized controversiese in regards to the lifestyles and loss of life of Socrates. Gabriel Danzig argues that the trouble to guard Socrates from numerous modern fees is helping clarify a number of the imperative philosophical arguments and literary positive factors that seem in those works. focusing on the 2 Apologies, Crito, Euthyphro, Xenophon's Symposium and Memorabilia, Lysis, and Oeconommicus, Danzig argues that the apologetic efforts have been crucial for rebuilding the group of Socratic pals and partners, which used to be devastated by means of the trial and dying of Socrates. The Socratic writings aren't in simple terms literary or philosophical endeavors, but additionally political acts of serious competence.

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