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The Paradox of Political Philosophy

Socrates' Philosophic Trial

The Paradox of Political Philosophy( )
Author: Howland, Jacob
ISBN:978-0-8476-8976-7
Publication Date:Dec 1997
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $54.00
Book Description:

In engaging five of Plato's dialogues_Theaetetus, Euthyphro, Cratylus, Sophist, and Statesman_and by paying particular attention to Socrates' intellectual defense in the 'philosophic trial' by the Stranger from Elea, Jacob Howland illuminates Plato's understanding of the proper relationship between philosophy and politics. This insightful and innovative study illustrates the Plato's understanding of the difference between sophistry and philosophy, and it identifies the innate...
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Book Details
Pages:334
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / History & Surveys / Ancient & Classical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 8.78 x 0.81 Inches
Book Weight:1.07 Pounds



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