Plato's Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito: Critical Essays (Critical Essays on the Classics Series)

Plato's Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito: Critical Essays (Critical Essays on the Classics Series)

By: Rachana Kamtekar (author)Paperback

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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.

About Author

Rachana Kamtekar is assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.


Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Acknowledgements Chapter 3 Justice and Pollution in the Euthyphro Chapter 4 Plato's Euthyphro: An Analysis and Commentary Chapter 5 Socrates on the Definition of Piety: Euthyphro 10A-11B Chapter 6 Socratic Piety Chapter 7 From Plato's Apology of Socrates Chapter 8 On the Alleged Historical Reputability of Plato's Apology Chapter 9 Socrates and Athenian Democracy Chapter 10 The Impiety of Socrates Chapter 11 Socrates and Obedience to the Law Chapter 12 Dokimasia, Satisfaction, Agreement Chapter 13 The Interpretation of Plato's Crito Chapter 14 Conflicting Values in Plato's Crito

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  • ISBN13: 9780742533257
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780742533257
  • weight: 422
  • ISBN10: 0742533255

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