Socrates Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism)

Benson, Hugh. Essays on the Philosophy of Socrates. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992, 361p.

Collection of essays analyzing various aspects of Socrates's philosophy and other related issues, including Socratic irony, the charges against Socrates, the theory of the unity of virtue, and the involuntary nature of wrongdoing.

Brickhouse, Thomas C. and Nicholas D. Smith. Socrates on Trial. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1989, 337p.

Offers an account of Socrates's trial based on Plato's Apology, including discussion of the accusations against Socrates, the defense put for-ward by Socrates, and his final speeches. Also includes...

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