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Socrates and Aristophanes

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Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English


  • Ancient Western philosophy to c 500,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Greek Literature,
  • Greek Philosophy,
  • Philosophy,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Philosophy / Ancient,
  • Aristophanes,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Greek drama (Comedy),
  • History and criticism,
  • Socrates

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9833147M
ISBN 100226777197
ISBN 109780226777191

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Socrates was an ancient Greek philosopher, one of the three greatest figures of the ancient period of Western philosophy (the others were Plato and Aristotle), who lived in Athens in the 5th century BCE.A legendary figure even in his own time, he was admired by his followers for his integrity, his self-mastery, his profound philosophical insight, and his great argumentative skill. Symposium by Plato, part of the Internet Classics Archive. Commentary: Quite a few comments have been posted about Symposium. Download: A k text-only version is available for download. Socrates - Socrates - Life and personality: Although the sources provide only a small amount of information about the life and personality of Socrates, a unique and vivid picture of him shines through, particularly in some of the works of Plato. We know the names of his father, Sophroniscus (probably a stonemason), his mother, Phaenarete, and his wife, Xanthippe, and we know that he had three. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.