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Socrates, Plato, & guys like me

Eric E. Rofes

Socrates, Plato, & guys like me

confessions of a gay schoolteacher

by Eric E. Rofes

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Published by Alyson Publications in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Massachusetts
    • Subjects:
    • Rofes, Eric E., 1954-,
    • Elementary school teachers -- Massachusetts -- Biography,
    • Gay men -- Massachusetts -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEric E. Rofes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA2317.R53 A3 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination163 p. ;
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1792900M
      LC Control Number89191162

      Learn wisdom with quotes by the three most famous classical greek philosophers: Plato, Socrates and Aristotle. Pupil of the great Plato, teacher of Alexander the Great, Aristotle is a massivel Title: Ion Author: Plato::Title: Ion Author: Plato. INTRODUCTION. The Ion is the shortest, or nearly the shortest, of all the writings which bear the name of Plato, and i.. Welcome to my world. If you guys like pages, just leave a message, Thanks'. That's all, no big

        Plato’s Apology of Socrates How you, men of Athens, have been affected by my accusers, I do 17a not know 1. For my part, even I nearly forgot myself because of wish that it may turn out like this, if it is in any way better both for you and for me, and that I may accomplish something by making a defense speech. But I suppose this is hard   Introduction i Introduction and Brief Bibliography Meno (Me/nwn, MEN-ohn) is one of Plato's most provocative and fascinating dialogues. It begins in a way familiar from many other short Platonic works. Meno, a young man from Thessaly, asks the elderly Socrates how virtue is ://

      "Plato's Tough Guys and Their Attachment to Justice is an engrossing examination of the human concern for justice, the power of which is revealed by showing that it continues to move even those Hansen's interpretation of Plato is careful and perceptive, but, most important, it serves to illuminate an enduring aspect of our humanity." Like Socrates, Plato believed philosophy was a process of continuous questioning and dialogues, and his writing appeared in this format. Two of the most interesting things about these dialogues are that Plato’s own opinions on the subject matters he wrote about were never explicitly stated (though with in-depth research, one might be able to


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Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback $ You’ve chosen another book by Plato, the that represent the same Socrates that we saw in Plato’s Apology. The Socrates of the Theaetetus looks more like the Socrates of the Apology than the Socrates of the Republic, which many think was written between the Apology and the Socrates of the Republic is in control, and takes the main role in the elaboration of Book Note Socrates and Plato CHRISTOPHER ROWE The idea that PlatoÕs Socrates – even the Socrates of the ÔSocraticÕ dialogues – is a construct (see Book Notes on Socrates and Plato, Phronesis /1) is fun- damental to Alexander NehamasÕs The Art of Living: Socratic Re ections from Plato to Foucault (based on his Sather Lectures of   Much of Western philosophy finds its basis in the thoughts and teachings of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.

You can’t begin a study of world philosophy without talking about these guys: the Big Three ancient Greek philosophers. Socrates: Athens’ street-corner philosopher Socrates was the big-city philosopher in ancient Athens.

Accused and convicted of corrupting the youth, [ ] Socrates - Socrates - Plato: Plato, unlike Xenophon, is generally regarded as a philosopher of the highest order of originality and depth.

According to some scholars, his philosophical skills made him far better able than Xenophon was to understand Socrates and therefore more valuable a source of information about him.

The contrary view is that Plato’s originality and vision as a philosopher Socrates, Plato, Aristotle (). “Wit and Wisdom of Socrates, Plato, Aristotle: Being a Treasury of Thousands of Glorious, Inspiring and Imperishable Thoughts, Views and Observations of the Three Great Greek Philosophers, Classified Under about Four Hundred Subjects for Comparative Study”   Plato's Socratic dialogues have cemented themselves as some of the most important philosophical works in human history, and this publication is no exception.

A fascinating exploration of piety, justice, and legal philosophy, Plato illustrates Socrates' trial in an intriguing way that could benefit any person in the modern  › Books › New, Used & Rental Textbooks › Humanities.

The author doesn’t cite the words of Plato or Aristotle (Socrates, of course, didn’t leave any texts), but relies on secondary sources who claim that Plato, Aristotle and Socrates held such views. He cits Plato. In his ‘Laws’, specifically in Book VIII, Plato, through the character of the Athenian, denounces sexual profligacy and The Socrates of these texts has become one of the central figures in Western history, a secular equivalent of Jesus.

It’s a shock, therefore, to turn from Plato’s Symposium to Xenophon’s, where Socrates seems more like a conventional, commonsensical :// After Socrates's death, Plato traveled for 12 years throughout the Mediterranean region, studying mathematics with the Pythagoreans in Italy, and geometry, geology, astronomy and religion in :// In the Gorgias, Plato has Socrates argue that the only legitimate rhetoric is that which makes others better.

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Epaminondas: "The Trial and Death of Socrates" by Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Phaedo (trans. G.M.A. Grube) (Original Review, ) I'm not trying to do much more than suggest Plato isn't starting from a blank sheet but from huge trauma: the death of a way of life that produced his great teacher, Socrates, but at the same time   Jesus’s execution was far more torturous and viler.

Nonetheless, both Jesus and Socrates asked questions. As one professor pointed out to me, it can sometimes be dangerous to ask too many questions. The Choice Between God and the World. Socrates, like Jesus, was likely a monotheist living in a polytheistic world, a henotheist at the very :// Luckily, these guys wrote it all down and many people have translated their words in ways even the average Joe like me can understand.

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It is called of book Apologizing for Socrates: How Plato and Xenophon Created Our Socrates. You can add your knowledge by it. Without Jouwit doesn't make Plato sound like Scrooge or anything crazy, he won't make you say I love ancient Athens, it reminds me of 19th century London fog and Christmas.

But word to the wise, when you're reading an old translation, try not to conflate the oldness of the English with the oldness of the author, Plato, in this ://.

Pygmalion-like, he fashioned me into existence, molding and shaping my inner and outer life and using Plato’s Symposium and the concept of “Platonic love” to establish a justification for what he did. He convinced me that our intimacy was the kind described by Phaedrus as “heavenly love,” where sexual favors are exchanged for an   PLATO: SYMPOSIUM 'Quite clearly, it means love of something.' 'Take a firm grasp of this point, then,' said Socrates, 'remembering also, though you may keep it to yourself for the moment, what it is that Love is love of.

And now just tell me this: Docs Love desire the thing that he whether they like Socrates, to the best of our knowledge, never wrote anything down - at least nothing has survived. What we know of Socrates’s thought comes from Plato; one of his students. All of Plato’s surviving works are dialogues (written like a play, meant f