Description - A Companion to Socrates by Sara Ahbel-Rappe
This Companion explores the profound influence of Socrates on the history of Western philosophy and provides an in-depth discussion of the various approaches to his philosophy. Written by an outstanding international team of scholars, the volume covers the whole range of Socratic studies from the ancient world to the present day. The contributors review Socrates' life and key philosophical doctrines associated with him; they examine Socrates' place in the larger philosophical traditions of the Hellenistic world, the Roman Empire, the Arabic world, the Renaissance, and contemporary Europe; and they consider interdisciplinary subjects such as Socrates and Nietzsche, Socrates and psychoanalysis, and representations of Socrates in art. This distinctive Companion will help readers to understand the meaning and significance of Socrates across the ages.
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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.