This book, first published in 1992, introduces some of Socrates’ problems and some of the problems about him. It seeks at the same time to advance new views, arguments and information on Socrates’ mission, techniques, ethics and later reception. From civil disobedience to ethics, this collection provides stimulating discussions of Socrates’ life, thought and historical significance.
Introduction Barry Gower. 1. Socrates’ Mission Michael Stokes 2. Socratic Questions Ian Kidd 3. Socrates and Civil Disobedience Spiro Panagiotou 4. Socrates Versus Protagoras Malcolm Schofield 5. Socratic Ethics C.C.W. Taylor 6. The Legacy of Socrates P.J. FitzPatrick
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.