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3.35 of 5 stars 3.35  ·  rating details  ·  20 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Philosophy is one of the most intimidating and difficult of disciplines, as any of its students can attest. This book is an important entry in a distinctive new series from Routledge: The Great Philosophers. Breaking down obstacles to understanding the ideas of history's greatest thinkers, these brief, accessible, and affordable volumes offer essential introductions to the ...more
30 pages
Published (first published January 1st 1999)
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A succinct analysis of Socrates and his ilk. I can see how bohemians of the 60's generation sought Soc as their inspiration: the socratic method of dialogue, leaving nothing and no-one above and beyond questioning, is one of his greatest contributions...bringing to mind the 60's rally cry, "Question Authority!"
Ethically, Socrates espoused wisdom as the path to virtue, leading to happiness. Blind reverence of Gods and goddesses is not applicable. So, it's not suprising that the ruling oligarchs o
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“Unii povestesc că, în timp ce Socrate părăsea curtea, un admirator devotat, dar cam nătâng, a început să se vaite, cel mai greu de suportat pentru el fiind faptul că Socrate a fost condamnat la moarte pe nedrept. «Cum, răspunse Socrate, încercând să-l liniştească, ai fi preferat să fiu condamnat în mod drept?»” 1 likes
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