Last edited by Aragar
Friday, July 24, 2020 | History

6 edition of The Religion of Socrates found in the catalog.

The Religion of Socrates

by Mark L. McPherran

  • 204 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Pennsylvania State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Greek religion,
  • Ancient Western philosophy to c 500,
  • Ancient Religions,
  • Greek Philosophy,
  • History,
  • Philosophy,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Antiquities & Archaeology,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Religion,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9722157M
    ISBN 100271018291
    ISBN 109780271018294

      Socrates was also deeply interested in understanding the limits of human knowledge. When he was told that the Oracle at Delphi had declared that he was the wisest man in Athens, Socrates   The magnetic quality of Socrates' personality is allowed to emerge throughout the book. Clearly and forcefully written, philosophically sophisticated but entirely accessible to non-specialists, this book will be of major importance and interest to all those studying ancient philosophy and the history of Western ://

    This book is without doubt the most meticulously researched, carefully argued, and comprehensive study of Socratic religion to date. When McPherran refers to the religion of Socrates, he means the religion of the historical :// A Classic Includes Active Table of Contents Includes Religious Illustrations Socrates, our historian, was a native of Constantinople; for he himself states that he was born and educated in that city, and that for this reason he has detailed principally events which occurred ://

    Socrates was an ancient Greek philosopher, one of the three greatest figures of the ancient period of Western philosophy (the others were Plato and Aristotle), who lived in Athens in the 5th century BCE.A legendary figure even in his own time, he was admired by his followers for his integrity, his self-mastery, his profound philosophical insight, and his great argumentative :// Constantinople seems to be the center of gravity for this book. While it does talk about some events in the western empire, Rome is only a side story. Socrates, as a resident of the eastern empire, likely stuck to what he knew best and had references for. From all my studies of history thus far, this period of history is a big gaping hole for ://


Share this book
You might also like
The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera

Phenomena of materialisation

Phenomena of materialisation

Austin-Healey 100-six (series BN4 and BN6) and 3000 MKI and II (series BN7 and BT7) and MKII and MKIII sports convertible (series BJ7 and BJ8).

Austin-Healey 100-six (series BN4 and BN6) and 3000 MKI and II (series BN7 and BT7) and MKII and MKIII sports convertible (series BJ7 and BJ8).

Case of Peirce & Bacon

Case of Peirce & Bacon

Key works of the Italian Renaissance.

Key works of the Italian Renaissance.

Premium Gift Set Dictionar (Websters 9th New Collegiate Dictionary & Thesaurus)

Premium Gift Set Dictionar (Websters 9th New Collegiate Dictionary & Thesaurus)

George Knopsnyder.

George Knopsnyder.

Film Writing Guide

Film Writing Guide

A Guide to Good Nutrition During Cancer Treatment, Fourth Edition

A Guide to Good Nutrition During Cancer Treatment, Fourth Edition

The tea planters wife

The tea planters wife

The Cambridge Urban History of Britain 3 Volume Hardback Set (The Cambridge Urban History of Britain)

The Cambridge Urban History of Britain 3 Volume Hardback Set (The Cambridge Urban History of Britain)

Memoirs of the early Italian painters

Memoirs of the early Italian painters

Trucking safety

Trucking safety

Source of the thunder

Source of the thunder

The Religion of Socrates by Mark L. McPherran Download PDF EPUB FB2

The religion of Socrates. [Mark L McPherran] -- This study argues that to understand Socrates we must uncover and analyze his religious views, since his philosophical and religious views are part of one seamless whole. "McPherran's book is the best full-length study of Socratic religion currently available in English.

It is well written and The Socrates of this book cannot be simply placed on one side or the other of the religion v. reason debate. Good reading for anyone that is interested in the life of Socrates.

Read more. 11 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews from the United  › Books › Literature & Fiction › History & Criticism. "McPherran's book is the best full-length study of Socratic religion currently available in English. It is well written and well argued.

It should be read by any serious student of Socratic philosophy or the religion of fifth-century Athens."-Hugh H.

Benson, University of Oklahoma "This book is by far the most comprehensive and searching study Religion of Socrates - Ppr. book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This study argues that to understand Socrates we must uncover   “McPherran's book is the best full-length study of Socratic religion currently available in English.

It is well written and well argued. It should be read by any serious student of Socratic philosophy or the religion of fifth-century Athens.” —Hugh H. Benson, University of Oklahoma. From the Publisher Buy The Religion of Socrates by Mark L. McPherran (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible :// User Review - Flag as inappropriate The author writes that during the Renaissance, the view of Socrates became secularized, holding him as a rationalist.

"In tandem with this development, the increasing philosophical—as opposed to theological—interests of succeeding generations of scholars led to a greater focus on Socrates' contributions to the triumphs of rational, scientific culture, to ?id=nWfQx1CjZl0C.

Ancient thought, relevant for today. “The Gospel of Socrates” I first read Plato in an introductory Philosophy class in the Evangelical college where I majored in both Religion and Philosophy. When I re-read Plato’s little book titled Euthyphro, I re-discovered why I was born again as an unbeliever.

When I left my ordination as The Secrets of Socrates Quotes & Philosophy: Western & Classic Literature on Life, Religion & Spirituality (Buddhism, Religion & Spirituality, Literature & Fiction, Philosophy, Classics & Zen Book 1) - Kindle edition by Deltour, Frédéric.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The  › Kindle Store › Kindle eBooks › Politics & Social Sciences.

The Greek Tradition, From The Death Of Socrates To The Council Of Chalcedon ( B.c. To A.d.): The Religion Of Plato (Hardback or Cased Book). Condition: New. Warped Mourning: Stories of the Undead in the Land of the Unburied (Paperback or.). The God of Socrates book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Due to the very old age and scarcity of this book, many of the p The Religion Of Socrates And Plato Paperback – Septem by C. Loring Brace (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $  › Books › Literature & Fiction › Literary.

This study argues that to understand Socrates we must uncover and analyze his religious views, since his philosophical and religious views are part of one seamless whole. Mark McPherran provides a close analysis of the relevant Socratic texts, an analysis that yields a comprehensive and original account of Socrates' commitments to religion (e.g., the nature of the gods, the immortality of the ?id=tfUDAQAAIAAJ.

Religious dimension of Socrates' thought. [Toronto?]: Published for Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion by Wilfrid Laurier University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Socrates; Socrate; Socrates.; Socrates. Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James Beckman Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Religion of Socrates at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our :// "The Individual, the State, and Education" Summary: Book II.

Thrasymachus, Polymarchus, and the others having gone on to enjoy the festival, Socrates, Glaucon, and Adeimantus are left alone to continue the debate on justice. Glaucon, eager to hear Socrates demonstrate that justice is worthy of pursuit as both an end and as a means to an end, offers to play devil's advocate and oppose his 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 :// In Plato’s account, Socrates’ questioning was unsettling to authorities in Athens, who thought that he was undermining the civic religion of Athens and corrupting the youth.

Socrates was thus brought to court, where he was found guilty and sentenced to death. Socrates’ thus became a celebrated martyr for philosophy. The examined life   In this book Emily Wilson analyzes the enormous and enduring power the trial and death of Socrates has exerted over the Western imagination.

Beginning with the accounts of contemporaries like Aristophanes, Xenophon, and, above all, Plato, the book offers a comprehensive look at the death of Socrates as both a historical event and a controversial cultural ://   Pierre Destrée, Nicholas D.

Smith (eds.) Socrates' Divine Sign: Religion, Practice and Value in Socratic Philosophy. Published: Octo Pierre Destrée and Nicholas D. Smith (eds.), Socrates' Divine Sign: Religion, Practice and Value in Socratic Philosophy, Academic Printing and Publishing,pp, $ (pbk), ISBN Reviewed by Nickolas Pappas, The City.

This is a question that Jacques Derrida has made his own, and in this book Farness creates a dialogue with Derrida on Plato's texts. Missing Socrates also provides a dialogue between Plato and Socrates on the question of speech versus writing and a study of the materiality of Plato's ://New Evidence for the Intellectuals' Challenge to Greek Religion.

The Origins of Allegorical Interpretation “There Is Only One God and He Arranges Everything for the Best” Diagoras' Critique of the Mysteries and His Condemnation. Diagoras of Melos and the Faith of Socrates. Socrates Against the Poets. The Religion of Socrates and His Introduction This paper shall talk about the influence of Socrates, one of the greatest ancient Greek philosophers, throughout the history of Western philosophy.

Socrates is perhaps the most influential man in the world of philosophy because of his position in the development of this discipline.

His teachings constituted the first major turning point in the history of