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Plato's Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito : Critical Essays

Kamtekar, Rachana ;Mcpherran, Mark ;Geach, P T. ;Cohen, S Marc ;Vlastos, Gregory ;Strycker, E De ;Slings, S R. ;Morrison, Donald ;Irwin, Terence ;Burnyeat, M F.

2004

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  • Title:
    Plato's Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito : Critical Essays
  • Author: Kamtekar, Rachana ; Mcpherran, Mark ; Geach, P T. ; Cohen, S Marc ; Vlastos, Gregory ; Strycker, E De ; Slings, S R. ; Morrison, Donald ; Irwin, Terence ; Burnyeat, M F.
  • Description: Plato's Euthyrphro, Apology, andCrito portray Socrates' words and deeds during his trial for disbelieving in the Gods of Athens and corrupting the Athenian youth, and constitute a defense of the man Socrates and of his way of life, the philosophic life. The twelve essays in the volume, written by leading classical philosophers, investigate various aspects of these works of Plato, including the significance of Plato's characters, Socrates's revolutionary religious ideas, and the relationship between historical events and Plato's texts..
    Intro -- Critical Essays on the Classics - Series Editor: Steven M. Cahn -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1 - Justice and Pollution in the Euthyphro -- Notes -- Bibliography -- 2 - Plato’s Euthyphro: An Analysis and Commentary -- 3 - Socrates on the Definition of Piety: Euthyphro 10A-11B -- I -- II -- III -- IV -- Notes -- 4 - Socratic Piety -- Notes -- 5 - Plato’s Apology of Socrates -- The Historicity of the Platonic Apology -- The Intention of the Platonic Apology -- The Date of the Platonic Apology -- The Plan of the Platonic Apology -- Notes -- 6 - On the Alleged Historical Reliability of Plato’s Apology -- Arguments from Genre and the Special Circumstances of the Apology -- Arguments Based on a Comparison of the Apology with Other Sources -- Methodological Preliminaries -- Example: Attitude toward Physics -- Example: Choosing the Good -- Why Believe in a Unitary Socratic Philosophy? -- The Comparison of Sources on Care of the Soul -- Socratic Ignorance -- Notes -- Bibliography -- 7 - Was Socrates against Democracy? -- The Significance of the Trial of Socrates -- The Charges against Socrates -- Evidence for the Political Dimension -- The Amnesty -- Why Is Socrates Silent on the Political Dimension? -- The Religious Charge -- The Moral Charge -- The Extent of Socrates’ Political Doctrines -- Socrates’ Anti-Democratic Outlook -- Anti-Democratic Practice? -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 8 - The Impiety of Socrates -- Notes -- Bibliography -- 9 - Socrates and Obedience to the Law -- I -- II -- III -- Notes -- 10 - Dokimasia, Satisfaction, and Agreement -- 1 - Agreement: Some Unsolved Problems -- 2 - Implied Agreement -- 3 - The Club of Athens -- 4 - Socrates and Locke -- 5 - Completing the Agreement: An Authoritarian Reading -- 6 - Problems for the Authoritarian Reading -- 7 - From Residence to Satisfaction -- 8 - Implicit Agreement Revisited -- 9 - The Preference for Athens -- 10 - Dissent and Dissatisfaction -- 11 - Later Agreements and Reversals -- 12 - A Conclusion Drawn -- 13 - How Good Is the Argument from Agreement? -- Notes -- 11 - The Interpretation of Plato’s Crito -- The Dialogue Contains but One Argument -- The Dialogue Contains Two Distinct Arguments -- The Dialogue Contains Three Distinct Arguments -- The Authoritarian Interpretation -- Notes -- 12 - Conflicting Values in Plato’s Crito -- Socrates and the Laws: The Case for Divorce -- Non-Retaliation -- Keeping Agreements -- Three Voices: Three Value Systems -- Crito and Socrates -- Crito and the Laws -- Conclusion: The Results of the Reading Proposed -- Notes -- Bibliography -- About the Editor -- About the Contributors -- .
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Publisher: Blue Ridge Summit: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Identifier: E-ISBN: 9781461640943 ; ISBN: 9780742533240
  • Subjects: Plato. -- Euthyphro ; Plato. -- Apology ; Plato. -- Crito ; Socrates
  • Language: English
  • Source: Ebook Central Perpetual and DDA titles (ProQuest)

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