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Memoirs of Socrates for English readers

Xenophon

Memoirs of Socrates for English readers

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Published by Sampson Low, Marston, low, [and] Searle in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementa new translation from Xenophon"s "Memorabilia"; with illustrative notes, by Edward Levien.
ContributionsLevien, Edward, 1819-1874,
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p.
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20312567M


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Librivox Free Audiobook. BZCast Full text of "Memoirs of Socrates for English readers" See other formats. Get this from a library. Memoirs of Socrates for English readers. [Xenophon.; Edward Levien] -- Unlike the dialogues of Plato, Xenophon's Socrates is more likely to give practical advice than to ask probing philosophical questions.

Xenophon spends a great deal of this book defending Socrates. He is known for his writings on the history of his own times, preserving the sayings of Socrates, and the life of ancient Greece.

Historical and biographical works Anabasis (or The Persian Xenophon (Ancient Greek Ξενοφῶν, Modern Greek "Ξενοφών", "Ξενοφώντας"; ca. – BC), son of Gryllus, of the deme Erchia of /5(17). Title. Memorabilia is also known by its Latin title Commentarii and a variety of English translations (Recollections, Memoirs, Conversations of Socrates, etc.).

Date of composition. The Memorabilia was probably completed after BC, as one passage (III.5) appears to assume the military situation after the Spartan defeat at the Battle of Leuctra in that year.

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Xenophons Conversations of Socrates is a great addition to the home library of any lover of Socratic philosophy. Xenophons work can easily be described as four books within a book. His four topics include Socrates Defense, Memoirs of Socrates, The Dinner-Party, and Estate Manager.4/5.

This book and the work that went with it created a school of interpretations of Socrates and of Plato vis-à-vis Socrates, thoughts about how we should understand Socratic method and so on, which dominated a large part of Anglo-American (less so European) ancient philosophy for a very long time.

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By: Xenophon Xenophon the Athenian was born B.C. He was a pupil of Socrates. He marched with the Spartans, and was exiled from Athens. Sparta gave him land and property in Scillus, where he lived for many years before having to move once more, to settle in Corinth.5/5(1).

His thoughts were followed by great writers and philosophers like Aristotle. His philosophy and ideas on faith influenced the contemporary world. His writings and influences created the Socrates stream and other ideas based on his ideas were also linked to his branch.

Socrates did not write any book in his life. Title. Memorabilia is also known by its Latin title Commentarii and a variety of English translations (Recollections, Memoirs, Conversations of Socrates, etc.). Date of composition. The Memorabilia was probably completed after BC, as one passage (III.5) appears to assume the military situation after the Spartan defeat at the battle of Leuctra in that year.

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Autobiographies are mainly written by famous persons. They teach us different stories, the authors’ struggles in life, the emotions they Author: Sumaiya Kabir. The Apology of Socrates was written by Plato.

In fact, it’s a defensive speech of Socrates that he said in a court noted down by Plato. The main subject of the speech is a problem of the evil. Socrates insists that neither death nor death sentence is evil.

We shouldn’t be afraid of the death because we don’t know anything about it.5/5(2). The Cyropaedia (or Cyropedia) is a partly fictional biography of Cyrus the Great, written in the early 4th century BC by the Athenian gentleman-soldier, and student of. The Stoic Socrates of Xenophon.

s footnote says that the Greek word for arrogance does not have quite the negative connotation that it does in English, that it could “simply imply talking from a high standpoint.” “The Memoirs of Socrates,” Book 2, pp. Xenophon, Memoirs of. Download Conversations Of Socrates or read Conversations Of Socrates online books in PDF, EPUB and Mobi Format.

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Platonic texts in The Trials of Socrates are recommended (especially for the Greekless undergraduate) as a significant improvement over their predecessors. --Vernon Provencal, Mouseion Bought it for Kindle, works just fine.

The most wonderful book on Socrates!!. Love it. Good Great book, definitely recommend The book is exactly as described File Size: KB. Socrates on Friendship and Community Book Summary: In Socrates on Friendship and Community, Mary P.

Nichols addresses Kierkegaard's and Nietzsche's criticism of Socrates and recovers the place of friendship and community in Socratic philosophizing.

This approach stands in contrast to the modern philosophical tradition, in which Plato's Socrates has been viewed as an alienating influence on. After the execution of Socrates in BC, a number of his followers wrote dialogues featuring him as the protagonist and, in so doing, transformed the great philosopher into a legendary figure.

Xenophon's portrait is the only one other than Plato's to survive, and while it offers a very personal interpretation of Socratic thought, it also 4/5(K).Aristotle's Metaphysics was the first major study of the subject of metaphysics - in other words, an inquiry into 'first philosophy', or 'wisdom'.

It differs from Physics which is concerned with the natural world: things which are subject to the laws of nature, things that move and change, are measurable.

In Metaphysics, the study falls on 'being qua being' - being insofar as it is being; the. NOOK Book. $ View All Available Formats & Editions. while the 'Memoirs of Socrates' also starts with an impassioned plea for the rehabilitation of a wronged reputation.

Along with 'The Estate-Manager', a practical economic treatise, and 'The Dinner-Party', a sparkling exploration of love, Xenophon's dialogues offer fascinating insights Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.