Chapter 3. Socrates

  1. Christopher Shields
  1. Thomas C. Brickhouse and
  2. Nicholas D. Smith

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756652.ch3

The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy

The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy

How to Cite

Brickhouse, T. C. and Smith, N. D. (2003) Socrates, in The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy (ed C. Shields), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756652.ch3

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:

  • socrates;
  • greek philosophy;
  • poetry;
  • testimony;
  • philosopher

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • “Socratic Problem” and Sources on Socrates

  • Socrates' “Method” and Moral Viewpoints

  • Socrates' Religious Views

  • Socratic Irony and Rhetoric

  • Socratic Ignorance and Socratic Knowledge

  • Socrates' Influence on Later Philosophers

  • References and Recommended Reading