Xenophon's Socrates

In his third and concluding work on the writings of Xenophon, Leo Strauss discusses Memorabilia, Apology of Socrates to the Jury, and Symposium This book, together with On Tyranny and Xenophon s Socratic Discourse also available from St Augustine s Press , constitutes the core of Professor Strauss s rediscovery of classical political thought and provides a complete sta In his third and concluding work on the writings of Xenophon, Leo Strauss discusses Memorabilia, Apology of Socrates to the Jury, and Symposium This book, together with On Tyranny and Xenophon s Socratic Discourse also available from St Augustine s Press , constitutes the core of Professor Strauss s rediscovery of classical political thought and provides a complete statement about Socrates as well as a thorough and careful interpretation of Xenophon Relying exclusively on the texts, Professor Strauss analyzes and compares every seemingly casual utterance as well as the formal statements to recover the true Socrates and to determine the character of political philosophy He investigates its origins, possibilities, and intention against the non philosophical background from which it emerged A valuable guide also to Xenophon s charm, grace, and profundity, this last volume in the monumental trilogy helps to restore the traditional dignity of Xenophon as a wise and masterful writer.
Xenophon s Socrates In his third and concluding work on the writings of Xenophon Leo Strauss discusses Memorabilia Apology of Socrates to the Jury and Symposium This book together with On Tyranny and Xenophon s Socra

  • Title: Xenophon's Socrates
  • Author: Leo Strauss
  • ISBN: 9781587319655
  • Page: 251
  • Format: Paperback
  • Xenophon Xenophon of Athens z n f n, f n Greek , Ancient Greek ksenop n , Xenoph n c BC was an ancient Greek philosopher, historian, soldier, mercenary, and student of Socrates As a historian, Xenophon is known for Conversations of Socrates Penguin Classics Xenophon was born c.BC, an Athenian gentleman Whilst fighting for Greece, he was finally banished due to his devotion to Socrates and support for Sparta. Xenophon s Socrates Leo Strauss, Christopher Bruell Xenophon s Socrates Leo Strauss, Christopher Bruell on FREE shipping on qualifying offers Relying exclusively on the texts, Professor Strauss analyzes and compares every seemingly casual utterance as well as the formal statements to recover the true Socrates and to determine the character of political philosophy He investigates its origins Socrates As Socrates did not write down any of his teachings, secondary sources provide the only information on his life and thought The sometimes contradictory nature of these sources is known as the Socratic problem, or the Socratic question. Plato and Xenophon s dialogues provide the main source of information on Socrates Xenophon Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy Xenophon B.C.E Xenophon was a Greek philosopher, soldier, historian, memoirist, and the author of numerous practical treatises on subjects ranging from horsemanship to taxation. Socrates Biography, Philosophy, Beliefs, Facts Socrates King, Martin Luther, Jr Yannis Simonides performing excerpts from his one man show, Socrates Now, based on the Apology of Plato, followed by a classics professor comparing Socrates to Martin Luther King, Jr and Nelson Mandela Courtesy of Northwestern University Socrates was a widely recognized and controversial figure in his native Athens, so much so that he was frequently Socrates Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy Socrates B.C.E Socrates is one of the few individuals whom one could say has so shaped the cultural and intellectual development of the world that, Socrates Greek Philosopher Biography Biography Synopsis Socrates was born circa BC, in Athens, Greece We know of his life through the writings of his students, including Plato and Xenophon. Socrates HISTORY Aug , Viewed by many as the founding figure of Western philosophy, Socrates B.C is at once the most exemplary and the strangest of the Greek philosophers. Commentary on the Apology of Socrates Friesian School It was one of the rules which, above all others, made Doctor Franklin the most amiable of men in society, never to contradict anybody If he was urged to announce an opinion, he did it rather by asking questions, as if for information, or by suggesting doubts.

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    1. Leo Strauss kept reminding everyone to notice "what should have been there but was not there"; the silence of the great minds are a thousand times more important than their sayings. Also, in this book he betrayed a slick trick of these masters: the most subversive contents are squeezed in the middle of the book, where everyone is (potentially) dozing off and not paying enough attention.I wonder if the same principle applies to Leo Strauss himself: the pluralist Socrates of Xenophon, standing in [...]

    2. Used an an Ethic's text, was very cool to examine current principles and philosophies of ethics from the roots of Socrates.

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