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Tragedy and the Philosophical Life: v. 3 Phaedrus and Symposium - A Response to Martha NussbaumBy: Martha C. Beck (author)Hardback
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DescriptionPresent the philosophical life as a path out of tragedy and as an understanding of how the character of Socrates exemplifies that life. This study is in response to Martha Nussbaum's interpretation of Plato in The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy.
About AuthorMartha C. Beck is Head of Religion and Philosophy at Lyons College, Arkansas.
ContentsVol. III; I. Introduction; II. Nussbaum's Position; III. Response to Nussbaum; IV. The Phaedrus; V. The Symposium; VI. Response to Nussbaum: "The Speech of Alcibiades: A Reading of the Symposium"; VII. Response to Nussbaum: "This Story isn't True: Madness, Reason, and Recantation in the Phaedrus".
- publication date: 30/06/2006
- ISBN13: 9780773458581
- Format: Hardback
- Number Of Pages: 489
- ID: 9780773458581
- ISBN10: 0773458581
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