The Bloomsbury Companion to Socrates

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-01-03
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

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Featuring chapters by leading international scholars in Ancient Philosophy, The is a comprehensive one volume reference to guide to Socrates' thought.

Author Biography

Nicholas D. Smith is Professor of Philosophy at Lewis and Clark College, USA. His many publications include Ancient Philosophy: Essential Readings with Commentary (with F. Allhof and A. Vaidya, Blackwell, 2008), Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Plato and the Trial of Socrates (with T. Brickhouse, Routledge, 2004), The Trial and Execution of Socrates (edited and translated with T. Brickhouse, OUP, 2002) and Reason and Religion in Socratic Philosophy (with P. Woodruff, OUP, 2000).

Table of Contents

Preface \ 1. The Socratic Problem Robin Waterfield \ 2. Socratic Irony Iakavos Vassiliou \ 3. Socratic Philosophizing David Wolfsdorf \ 4. Socratic Metaphysics William Prior \ 5. Socratic Epistemology: The Profession of Ignorance Gareth Matthews \ 6. Socratic Epistemology: The Priority of Definition Hugh Benson \ 7. Socratic Eudaimonism Naomi Reshotko \ 8. The Unity of Virtues Terry Penner \ 9. Socratic Moral Psychology Thomas C. Brickhouse and Nicholas D. Smith \ 10. Socrates on Love Suzanne Obdrzalek \ 11. Socratic Political Philosophy Curtis Johnson \ 12. Socrates on Religious Belief and Practice John Bussanich \ 13. Socrates' Daimonion Mark McPherran \ 14. The Trial and Execution of Socrates Mark Ralkowski \ Bibliography of Primary and Secondary Sources \ Index.

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