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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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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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