The essays in this volume were authored by classical philologists, philosophers and historians who represent a range of interpretive and philosophical traditions the philosophy of socrates: a collection of critical essays by gregory vlastos, editor our knowledge of socrates, by ar lacey -- socrates in. The papers of philosopher gregory vlastos (1907-1991), a scholar of ancient greek philosophy who spent most of his career studying the thought of plato and socrates, document his studies, his writings, and his career as an educator at several american universities, especially cornell, princeton, and the university of. Designed for courses in the history of philosophy, social and political theory, government, and plato specifically, plato's republic: critical essays will enrich students' understanding of this profoundly influential work the comprehensive collection covers plato's social and political thought, his metaphysics and epistemology,. The philosophy of socrates: a collection of critical essays [gregory, comp vlastos] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers. And its effect on critical thinking by max maxwell all rights reserved part i: introduction to the socratic method the socratic method is one of the most famous, least used, and least understood teaching and conversation practices the socratic method of questioning is named after the greek philosopher socrates (469. On poetry and his banning of the poets from his ideal city - and the philosophical this paper has been specific discussion of plato's criticism of the arts that will follow unsurprisingly plato has been did as a result of socrates and plato's contempt for the group of intellectuals who began to provide, for money.
Gregory vlastos was a scholar of ancient philosophy, and author of several works on plato and socrates a christian, vlastos also wrote about christian faith he is considered to be a preeminent scholar on socrates who transformed the analysis of classical philosophy contents [hide] 1 life and works 2 theory of. Plato in turn served as the teacher of aristotle, thus establishing the famous triad of ancient philosophers: socrates, plato, and aristotle unlike other while socrates was critical of blind acceptance of the gods and the myths we find in hesiod and homer, this in itself was not unheard of in athens at the time solon. The twelve essays in the volume, written by leading classical philosophers, investigate various aspects of these works of plato, including the significance of plato's characters, socrates's revolutionary religious ideas, and the relationship between historical events and plato's texts readers will find their appreciation of plato's.
The philosophy of socrates a collection of critical essays editors gregory vlastos book 16 citations · 1 readers · 16 downloads part of the modern studies in philosophy book series download book pdf chapters table of contents (14 chapters) about about this book. He also edited two valuable collections of critical essays on plato, plato i on metaphysics and epistemology and plato ii (1978) on ethics, politics and philosophy of art and religion in 1971 he edited a collection of essays, the philosophy of socrates the introduction foreshadows many of the themes of the later book on. Essays on the philosophy of socrates (new york: oxford university press, 1992) g vlastos (ed), the philosophy of socrates: a collection of critical essays (new york: anchor, 1971) http://platostanfordedu/entries/socrates/ · history of philosophy's greatest hits: peter discusses socrates on video.
“socratic irony” random house reference: new york, ny, 1997 seeskin, kenneth dialogue and discovery: a study in socratic method albany, ny: state university of new york press, c1986 vlastos, gregory,ed the philosophy of socrates : a collection of critical essays notre dame, ind: university of. Gregory vlastos - 1980 - university of notre dame press essays on socrates gregory vlastos (ed): the philosophy of socrates a collection of critical essays pp 354 london: macmillan, 1972 paper, £1 5 [review]h j easterling - 1976 - the classical review 26 (01):64-65 plato: a collection of critical essays.
Vlastos, g introduction: the paradox of socrates--lacey, a r our knowledge of socrates--dover, k j socrates in the clouds--robinson, r elenchus-- robinson, r elenchus, direct and indirect--robinson, r socratic definition-- nakhnikian, g elenctic definitions--cohen, s m socrates on the definition of piety:. Born in athens, the son of sophroniscus and phaenarete (a midwife), socrates was a bold and courageous thinker 1] when a young man socrates studied the cosmological ideas of the milesians and also the philosophy of anaxagoras n whose concept of mind (nous) as a socrates: a collection of critical essays. 21 three primary sources: aristophanes, xenophon, and plato 22 contemporary interpretative strategies 23 implications for the philosophy of socrates 3 the literary-contextual study of socrates, like hermeneutics more generally, uses the tools of literary criticism—typically interpreting one complete.
In the philosophy of socrates: a collection of critical essays, ed g vlastos new york: doubleday nehamas, alexander 1986 “socratic intellectualism” proceedings of the boston area colloquium in ancient philosophy 2:275-316 polansky, r 1985 “professor vlastos' analysis of socratic elenchus. The study of socratic philosophy has blossomed since the publication in 1971 of gregory vlastos ' the philosophy of socrates: a collection of critical essays a number of important books have appeared to name a few, there is terence irwin plato's moral theory, gerasimos santas' socrates, richard kraut socrates and.