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Early Socratic Dialogues

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Author: Chris, Emlyn-Jones
ISBN: 9780140455038
Publisher: Penguin UK
Year First Published: 2005
Pages: 400
Dimensions: 198mm x 130mm x 24mm
Format: Paperback / softback

Rich in drama and humour, they include the controversial Ion, a debate on poetic inspiration; Laches, in which Socrates seeks to define bravery; and Euthydemus, which considers the relationship between philosophy and politics. Together, these dialogues provide a definitive portrait of the real Socrates and raise issues still keenly debated by philosophers, forming an incisive overview of Plato’s philosophy.