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How philosophy became socratic
a study of Plato's Protagoras, Charmides, and Republic
Laurence Lampert.

Published 2010 by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Philosophy in a time of splendor: Socrates in Periclean Athens before the war, c. 433
First words
Socrates' intentions
The spectacle of Charmides' entrance
Critias scripts a play but Socrates takes it over
Stripping Charmides' soul
What Critias took from Socrates and what that riddler had in mind
Should each of the beings become clearly apparent just as it is?
The final definition of sôphrosunê, Socrates' definition
The possibility of Socrates' sôphrosunê
The benefit of Socrates' sôphrosunê
Socrates judges the inquiry
Last words
Who might the auditor of Plato's Charmides be?
Note on the dramatic date of Charmides
The Republic: the birth of Platonism
Socrates' great politics
The world to which Socrates goes down
First words
The compelled and the voluntary
Learning from Cephalus
Polemarchus and Socratic justice
Gentling Thrasymachus
The state of the young in Athens
Socrates' new beginning
New gods
New philosophers
New justice in a new soul
Compulsion and another beginning
The center of the Republic: the philosopher ruler
Glaucon, ally of the philosopher's rule
Platonism: philosophy's political defense and introduction to philosophy
Public speakers for philosophy
Images of the greatest study: sun, line, cave
The last act of the returned Odysseus
Love and reverence for Homer
Homer's deed
Homer's children
Rewards and prizes for Socrates' children
Replacing Homer's Hades
Last words
Note on the dramatic date of the Republic.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
B317 .L335 2010

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p. cm.

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