Companion to Socrates by Sara Ahbel-Rappe
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Companion to Socrates
By Sara Ahbel-Rappe

A Companion to Socrates

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Companion to Socrates by Sara Ahbel-Rappe

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Written by an outstanding international team of scholars, this Companion explores the profound influence of Socrates on the history of Western philosophy. * Discusses the life of Socrates and key philosophical doctrines associated with him* Covers the whole range of Socratic studies from the ancient world to contemporary European philosophy* Examines Socrates' place in the larger philosophical traditions of the Hellenistic world, the Roman Empire, the Arabic world, the Renaissance, and contemporary Europe* Addresses interdisciplinary subjects such as Socrates and Nietzsche, Socrates and psychoanalysis, and representations of Socrates in art* Helps readers to understand the meaning and significance of Socrates across the ages

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405108638
ISBN-10: 1405108630
Format: Hardback
(262mm x 188mm x 35mm)
Pages: 560
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Damascius' Problems and Solutions Regarding First Principles by Sara Ahbel-Rappe Damascius' Problems and Solutions Regarding First Principles, Hardback (November 2010)

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Socrates by Sara Ahbel-Rappe Socrates, Hardback (June 2009)

Offers an introduction to Socrates, suitable for undergraduate students taking courses in Ancient and Greek Philosophy. This book suggests that it is in fact the Socratic insistence on self-knowledge that makes Socrates at once so pivotal and so elusive for the student of philosophy.

Companion to Socrates by Sara Ahbel-Rappe Companion to Socrates, Paperback (April 2009)

Written by an outstanding international team of scholars, this Companion explores the profound influence of Socrates on the history of Western philosophy. * A survey exploring the profound influence of Socrates on the history of Western philosophy. * Discusses the life of Socrates and key philosophical doctrines associated with him.

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Author Biography - Sara Ahbel-Rappe

Sara Ahbel-Rappe is Associate Professor of Greek and Latin at the University of Michigan. She is the author of Reading Neoplatonism (2000) and a translation of Damascius' Doubts and Solutions Concerning First Principles (forthcoming). Rachana Kamtekar is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Arizona.

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