The Challenge of Socrates: A Reflection on Philosophy and the Polis
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The Challenge of Socrates: A Reflection on Philosophy and the Polis

by Alexander Rosenthal Pubul* The clash between Socrates and the city of Athens which leads to his trial and death raises in the most dramatic possible form the fundamental question of the relationship between philosophy and politics.  What is the nature of this conflict? How was it that Socrates who sought virtue and wisdom above … Continua a leggere