Arguing with Socrates
An Introduction to Plato's Shorter Dialogues
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Bloomsbury Academic|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $28.00|
| Book Description: |
Ranging from the Symposium to the Apology, this is a concise but authoritative guide to the most important and widely studied of Plato's Socratic dialogues.
Taking each of the major dialogues in turn, Arguing with Socrates encourages students to engage directly with the questions that Socrates raises and with their relevance to 21st century life. Along the way, the book draws on Socrates' thought to explore such questions as:
* What is virtue and can it...