Descent of Socrates: Self-Knowledge and Cryptic Nature in the Platonic Dialogues

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Since the appearance of Plato s Dialogues, philosophers have been preoccupied with the identity of Socrates and have maintained that successful interpretation of the work hinges upon a clear understanding of what thoughts and ideas can be attributed to him. In Descent of Socrates, Peter Warnek offers a new interpretation of Plato by considering the appearance of Socrates within Plato s work as a philosophical question. Warnek reads the Dialogues as an inquiry into the nature of Socrates and in doing so opens up the ...

Descent of Socrates: Self-Knowledge and Cryptic Nature in the Platonic Dialogues 2005, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253218162

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Descent of Socrates: Self-Knowledge and Cryptic Nature in the Platonic Dialogues 2005, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253346773

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