Reason and Religion in Socratic Philosophy

Reason and Religion in Socratic Philosophy

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This volume brings together mostly previously unpublished studies by prominent historians, classicists, and philosophers on the roles and effects of religion in Socratic philosophy and on the trial of Socrates. Among the contributors are Thomas C. Brickhouse, Asli Gocer, Richard Kraut, Mark L. McPherran, Robert C. T. Parker, C. D. C. Reeve, Nicholas D. Smith, Gregory Vlastos, Stephen A. White, and Paul B. Woodruff.show more

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  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 162.8 x 241 x 21.1mm | 716.68g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0195133226
  • 9780195133226
  • 1,715,313

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The book is handsomely produced ... and well edited ... In sum, this text is a very useful addition to the Socratic literature, and as a compendium of (sometimes) rival ideas about the daimonion and the charges made against Socrates at his trial, it will more than repay a careful reading. * Bryn Mawr Classical Review * This is an excellent collection. The editors have certainly achieved their aim of producing a coherent volume, which is only helped by its dialectical nature, on an important topic not just for students of Socrates, but also for students of Greek religion. * The Heythrop Journal *show more