Chapter 2. The Sophists

  1. Christopher Shields
  1. John Gibert

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756652.ch2

The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy

The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy

How to Cite

Gibert, J. (2003) The Sophists, in The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy (ed C. Shields), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756652.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631222149

Online ISBN: 9780470756652

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Keywords:

  • sophists;
  • greek history;
  • intellectual history;
  • cultural history;
  • socratic writings

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background and Sources

  • Language and Rhetoric

  • Justice and Morality

  • Relativism

  • Acknowledgments

  • Notes

  • References and Recommended Reading