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Socrates from Antiquity to the Enlightenment and Socrates in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Socrates from Antiquity to the Enlightenment and Socrates in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries



2 Volume Set

Edited by Michael Trapp

Centre for Hellenic Studies Publications
ISBN 978-0-7546-4124-7 and ISBN 978-0-7546-4123-0

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Volume 1 - Socrates, from Antiquity to the Enlightenment:

Foreword, Judith Herrin, Michael Trapp
Introduction: questions of Socrates, Michael Trapp
The comic Socrates, Peter Brown
Irony in the soul: should Plato's Socrates be sincere? Mary Margaret McCabe
Xenophon's Socrateses, Deborah Levine Gera
Beyond Plato and Xenophon: some other ancient Socrateses, Michael Trapp
The Socratic corpus: Socrates and physiognomy, Daniel R. McLean
Socrates and his companions in art, Joseph Geiger
Two images of Sokrates in the art of the Greek east, Nikolaos Charalabopoulos
Socrates and the early Church, Mark Edwards
Socrates in Hellenistic and medieval Jewish literature, with special regard to Yehuda Hallevi's Kuzari, Gabriel Danzig
The Arabic Socrates: the place of al-Kindi's report in the tradition, Peter Adamson
Socrates in the Italian Renaissance, James Hankins
The refutation of democracy? Socrates in the Enlightenment, Ian Macgregor Morris
Voltaire's Socrates, Russell Goulbourne
Bringing the hemlock up: Jacques-Louis David's Socrates and the inventions of history, Valerie Mainz
Adamance Coray (Koraës): the new literary image of Socrates in the Greek Enlightenment and New Hellenism, Nicholas A.E. Kalospyros
General bibliography


Volume 2: Socrates, in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries:

Foreword, Judith Herrin and Michael Trapp
Introduction: the 19th- and 20th-century Socrates, Michael Trapp
Socrates in Hegel, Glenn W. Most
A simple wise man of ancient times: Kierkgaard on Socrates, George Pattison
Nietzsche's Socrateases, Michael Silk
Later views of the Socrates of Plato's Symposium, James Lesher
Anselm Feuerbach's Das Gastmahl des Platon, John Henderson
From amor Socraticus to Socrates amoris: Socrates and the formation of a sexual identity in late Victorian Britain, Alistair Blanshard
The thorn of Sokrates: Georg Kaiser's Alkibiades Saved and Berthold Brecht's Sokrates Wounded, John White
'Socrates knew…' affect (Besetzung) in Britten's Death in Venice, Christopher Wintle
Effacing Socratic irony: philosophy and technê in John Stuart Mill's translation of the Protagoras
, Alexandra Lianeri
Totalitarian Socrates, Iskra Gencheva-Mikami; 'Gadfly in God's own country': Socrates in 20th-century America, Melissa Lane
General bibliography


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