By Sara Ahbel-Rappe,Rachana Kamtekar
- Discusses the lifetime of Socrates and key philosophical doctrines linked to him
- Covers the total diversity of Socratic stories from the traditional international to modern eu philosophy
- Examines Socrates’ position within the greater philosophical traditions of the Hellenistic international, the Roman Empire, the Arabic global, the Renaissance, and modern Europe
- Addresses interdisciplinary topics corresponding to Socrates and Nietzsche, Socrates and psychoanalysis, and representations of Socrates in art
- Helps readers to appreciate the which means and importance of Socrates around the ages
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A Companion to Socrates (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy) by Sara Ahbel-Rappe,Rachana Kamtekar