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Alcibiades and the Socratic Lover-Educator

Author: Harold Tarrant

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781472504463

Category: History

Page: 272

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This carefully focussed volume covers aspects of the background to Alcibiades I; the philosophical issues it raises and its relationship to other Platonic texts.
Alcibiades and the Socratic Lover-Educator
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Harold Tarrant
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-02 - Publisher: A&C Black

This carefully focussed volume covers aspects of the background to Alcibiades I; the philosophical issues it raises and its relationship to other Platonic texts.
Alcibiades and the Socratic Lover-Educator
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Harold Tarrant
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-14 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

In the Platonic work Alcibiades I, a divinely guided Socrates adopts the guise of a lover in order to divert Alcibiades from an unthinking political career. The contributors to this carefully focussed volume cover aspects of the background to the work; its arguments and the philosophical issues it raises; its
Socrates and Alcibiades
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Ariel Helfer
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-05 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

In the classical world, political ambition posed an intractable problem. Ancient Greek democracies fostered in their most promising youths a tension-ridden combination of the desire for personal glory and deep-seated public-spiritedness in hopes of producing brilliant and capable statesmen. But as much as active civic engagement was considered among the
Wisdom, Love, and Friendship in Ancient Greek Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 361
Authors: Georgia Sermamoglou-Soulmaidi, Evan Robert Keeling
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-23 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

This volume consists of fourteen essays in honor of Daniel Devereux on the themes of love, friendship, and wisdom in Plato, Aristotle, and the Epicureans. Philia (friendship) and eros (love) are topics of major philosophical interest in ancient Greek philosophy. They are also topics of growing interest and importance in
Rediscovering the Alcibiades Major
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: M. Jorge de Carvalho, Samuel Oliveira
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-14 - Publisher: Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra / Coimbra University Press

It is a well-known fact that Kant used the lament of the Trojan queen, Hecuba, from Ovid’s Metamorphoses to describe the fate of metaphysics. But these words could equally be used to describe the peculiar fate of the Alcibiades Major. There was a time when this small dialogue was held