Download PDF by Gabriel Danzig: Apologizing for Socrates: How Plato and Xenophon Created Our

By Gabriel Danzig

Apologizing for Socrates examines a few of Plato's and Xenophon's Socratic writings, particularly those who tackle recognized controversiese about the existence and demise of Socrates. Gabriel Danzig argues that the trouble to safeguard Socrates from a number of modern fees is helping clarify the various vital philosophical arguments and literary good points that seem in those works. targeting the 2 Apologies, Crito, Euthyphro, Xenophon's Symposium and Memorabilia, Lysis, and Oeconommicus, Danzig argues that the apologetic efforts have been crucial for rebuilding the neighborhood of Socratic associates and partners, which used to be devastated by way of the trial and loss of life of Socrates. The Socratic writings will not be only literary or philosophical endeavors, but additionally political acts of significant competence.

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