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Vlastos is the greatest living writer on Greek philosophy, and his book on the historical Socrates--many years in the making--has been eagerly awaited. Although the main arguments have appeared in previous articles, their synthesis produces a remarkably cohesive and original philosophical portrait/5(10).

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Vlastos taught at Queen’s University in Ontario from toseventeen years during which he published five articles on the pre-Socratics, three on Plato, one each on Whitehead and on the religious foundations of democracy, and three books— The Religious Way, Towards the Christian Revolution (edited with R.B.Y.

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Scott), and Christian Faith and Democracy. Socrates, Ironist and Moral Philosopher is not; it can take many different kinds of people to the heart of the most puzzling and important features of Socrates."-Julia Annas, New York Times Book Review "Gregory Vlastos's book begins from the conviction that /5(75).

In this work, Vlastos works through four big questions about Socrates and the Socratic method from Plato's early dialogues in an elegant fashion. Although I disagree with the premise that we can ascribe these qualities to the historical Socrates, I think that Vlastos' treatment of 5/5(3).

Prof Gregory Vlastos (Γρηγοριος Βλαστος, ) was and still is one of the best Socratic and Platonic scholars of the 20th century. In this book he offers his seventeen papers (plus some appendixes) written from tomainly in 60s and early 70s.4/4(2).

The book highlights the tensions in the Socratic search for the answer to the question 'How should we live?' Conceived as a divine mandate, the search is carried out through elenctic argument, and dominated by an uncompromising rationalism. The magnetic quality of Socrates' personality is allowed to emerge throughout the : Gregory Vlastos.

This is the companion volume to Gregory Vlastos' highly acclaimed work Socrates: Ironist and Moral Philosopher. Four ground-breaking papers which laid the basis for his understanding of Socrates are collected here, in revised form: they examine Socrates' elenctic method of investigative argument, his disavowal of knowledge, his concern for definition, and the complications of his relationship.

This book consists of Gregory Vlastos' studies on a variety of themes in Plato's metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and social philosophy.

Although many of the essays have appeared in various philosophical and classical journals or symposia, new in the volume are two major studies. One is on Plato's theory of love, exploring its metaphysical dimension and its far-reaching implications for.

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Gregory Vlastos - - Philosophical Quarterly 19 (77) This paper is a restatement of my earlier analysis of this argument (), Revised in the light of critical comments by other scholars and of closer study of the text. All Books Children's Books School Books History Fiction Travel & Holiday Arts & Photography Mystery & Suspense Business & Investing of 18 results for Books: Gregory Vlastos.

Platonic Studies: Second Edition Gregory Vlastos This book consists of Gregory Vlastos' studies on a variety of themes in Plato's metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and social philosophy. Although many of the essays have appeared in various philosophical and classical journals or.

This book consists of Gregory Vlastos' studies on a variety of themes in Plato's metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and social philosophy.

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Although many of the essays have appeared in various philosophical and classical journals or symposia, new in the volume are two major studies.

The book highlights the tensions in the Socratic search for the answer to the question 'How should we live?' Conceived as a divine mandate, the search is carried out through elenctic argument, and dominated by an uncompromising rationalism. The magnetic quality of Socrates' personality is allowed to emerge throughout the book.

Socrates, Ironist and Moral Philosopher is not; it can take many different kinds of people to the heart of the most puzzling and important features of Socrates."" Julia Annas, New York Times Book Review ""Gregory Vlastos's book begins from the conviction that Socrates' strangeness is 'the key to his philosophy.' It is a marvelous book, in which /5(11).

Gregory Vlastos, a preeminent scholar on Socrates who transformed the analysis of classical philosophy, died Saturday at Alta Bates-Herrick Hospital in.

The book highlights the tensions in the Socratic search for the answer to the question 'How should we live?' Conceived as a divine mandate, the search is carried out through elenctic argument, and dominated by an uncompromising rationalism.

The magnetic quality of Socrates' personality is allowed to emerge throughout the : Gregory Vlastos.Gregory Vlastos () was one of the twentieth century's most influential scholars of ancient philosophy. Over a span of more than fifty years, he published essays and book reviews that established his place as a leading authority on early Greek.Socrates, Ironist and Moral Philosopher Gregory Vlastos.

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