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Author Stern, Paul, 1953-
Title Socratic rationalism and political philosophy : an interpretation of Plato's Phaedo / Paul Stern.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, 1993.

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Author Stern, Paul, 1953-
Subject Plato. Phaedo.
Socrates.
Immortality (Philosophy)
Death.
Description 1 online resource (x, 240 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-234) and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585093040 (electronic bk.)
9780585093048 (electronic bk.)
0791415732
OCLC # 42636949
Additional Format Print version: Stern, Paul, 1953- Socratic rationalism and political philosophy. Albany : State University of New York Press, 1993 0791415732 (DLC) 92032010 (OCoLC)26586173
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
IIntroduction 
  The Issues of the Phaedo1
  Mode of Interpretation5
IIThe Defense of Socrates 
 Overview9
  The Opening Scene10
  Socrates' Poetic Defense of Philosophy17
  Philosophy as Preparation for Death30
IIIThe Proofs of Immortality 
 Overview49
  Opposites50
  Recollection61
  Likeness74
  Objections85
IVSocrates' 'Second Sailing' 
 Overview91
  Misology92
  Socrates' Reply to Simmias: Soul as Harmonia97
  Socrates' Reply to Cebes: The Second Sailing108
   Socrates' varying views of nature108
   The 'second sailing'118
VSocrates' Final Teaching 
  Overview147
  Immortality and Imperishability149
  The True Earth164
  The Death of Socrates173
VIConclusion179
 Notes183
 Bibliography227
 Index235


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