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The Legacy of Socrates

Essays in Moral Philosophy

by James Rachels

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • General,
  • Philosophy,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Ethics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStuart Rachels (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9874412M
    ISBN 10023113844X
    ISBN 109780231138444


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Socrates - Socrates - The legacy of Socrates: Socrates’ thought was so pregnant with possibilities, his mode of life so provocative, that he inspired a remarkable variety of responses.

One of his associates, Aristippus of Cyrene—his followers were called “Cyrenaics,” and their school flourished for a century and a half—affirmed that pleasure is the highest good. On Socrates: life and legacy. By Ellis Washington. Ap Paul Johnson, an impressive British historian, in his book titled, Socrates: A Man for our Times, writes that Socrates is considered the father of philosophy and perhaps one of the supreme thinkers of human history.

However, since we know of no original writings. The Legacy of Socrates: Essays in Moral Philosophy [Rachels, James, Rachels, Stuart] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Legacy of Socrates: Essays in Moral Philosophy5/5(1). Socrates’ theory of the soul and its virtue and the use of reasoning in the service of virtue were lasting contributions to humanity.

His legacy to Philosophy is ion two areas. Ethics and Epistemology. ETHICS: For Socrates the key to a virtuous life was knowledge of. The legacy of Socrates: essays in moral philosophy User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This collection of 14 previously published essays by the late Rachels (The Elements of Moral Philosophy) is a continuation of his first collection,Can Ethics Provide Answers.

Edited by his son Read full review. Socrates was an ancient Greek philosopher, one of the three greatest figures of the ancient period of Western philosophy (the others were Plato and Aristotle), who lived in Athens in the 5th century BCE.A legendary figure even in his own time, he was admired by his followers for his integrity, his self-mastery, his profound philosophical insight, and his great argumentative skill.

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A leading figure in the development of applied ethics, James Rachels became an influential and sometimes controversial thinker on issues concerning animal rights, euthanasia, bioethics, and moral objectivity. 8. The Legacy of Socrates 9. Nietzsche and the Objectivity of Morals Two Arguments Against Ethical Egoism Bioethics The Principle of Agency Baby M Ethical Theory and Bioethics Art Movies Appendix: James Rachels' Curriculum Vitae Index.

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Socrates was a philosopher who became a cultural icon; this book, with its massive historical range and its great variety of scholarly approach, does unique justice to his complexity." G.R.F. Ferrari, University of California, Berkeley. Books shelved as socrates: The Republic by Plato, The Trial and Death of Socrates (Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Phaedo by Plato, The Symposium by Plato, Ap.

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A leading figure in. Sócrates Brasileiro Sampaio de Souza Vieira de Oliveira, MD (19 February – 4 December ), simply known as Sócrates, was a Brazilian footballer who played as an attacking medical degree and his political awareness, combined with style and quality of his play, earned him the nickname "Doctor Socrates".

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The Legacy of Socrates Essays in Moral Philosophy James Rachels (Columbia University Press, ) edited by Stuart Rachels. Click here to buy the book from Amazon. Click here to buy the book from Barnes & Noble. [This page contains the table of contents and preface for James Rachels' second book of collected essays.] Contents Preface ix.

Summary This chapter contains sections titled: A Brief History of Socratic Method and Socratic Teaching Teaching Through Questions The Features of Contemporary Socratic Education Conclusion.

Read the Egyptian Book of the Dead by Sir E. Budge, p. 29– CHAPTER VII. The Curriculum of the Egyptian Mysteries. Through the curriculum of the Egyptian Mysteries it is now known that the African Continent has given the following Legacy to the civilization.

1 From Grade School to Law School: Socrates’ Legacy in Education THE FINAL VERSION OF THIS PAPER WAS PUBLISHED IN A COMPANION TO SOCRATES, EDS. Sara Ahbel-Rappe and Rachana Kamtekar, eds.

(Blackwell, ): 3. Summary of Conclusions: (a) The doctrines of Socrates are traced to their Egyptian origin, as he taught nothing new; (b) The importance of the farewell conversation of Socrates with his pupils and friends is set forth. 3 Stolen Legacy: Greek Philosophy is Stolen Egyptian Philosophy by George G.

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A book of the names and address of people living in a city. On the "Soul" Book IV of Plato’s Republic. Claims made in book IV of Plato’s Republic that are obviously important to the discussion carried out in the text up to that point are the claims Socrates makes about justice that parallel the claims he made about the structure of the class system in the ideal city.

At a Socrates reminds his interlocutors that justice (dikaiosune: righteousness. Plato's book 'The Symposium', about a drunken dinner party, is one of the most famous Ancient Greek books about love, romance and friendship, and records just such an incident.

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On The Field And In Politics, Socrates' Legacy Lives On The s Brazilian soccer star known simply by his first name, Socrates, is still revered in the country for his playing. But he is also. Socrates is not the actual founder of philosophy, as is sometimes claimed.

Preceding him, and as the name suggests, there were the pre-Socratic philosophers. Some of them are Pythagoras, Thales, Empedocles, Parmenides and Heraclitus of Ephesus.

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