This book, first published in 1914, examines the life of Socrates and his teaching, and also details the world in which he lived, the Greece of the time experiencing a breakdown of authority in religion, morality and society.
1. Introductory 2. Boyhood and Education, Youth 3. The Man 4. Domestic Life 5. Public Life 6. His Teaching: On Work 7. His Teaching: Treatment of Enemies 8. His Teaching: The State and the Individual 9. His Teaching: His Ethics 10. His Religion 11. The ‘Clouds’ of Aristophanes 12. The Trial: Its Causes 13. The Trial
This five-volume set of previously out-of-print titles reissues some key works on Socrates, examining the man, his philosophy and the debates surrounding it, and his influence. With a mixture of newer and older books, this collection encompasses a wide spectrum of scholarship.