This is a lively and captivating book -- fascinating. The story is very well told. The author is smart and talented.Published 2 days ago by Barklestork
"Socrates, what is the trouble about you? Whence have these prejudices against you arisen?"
This question was asked by an Athenian jury of 500 in his famous... Read more
Most people, even those who care about the history of philosophy, do not know enough about Athens in the time of Socrates to make sense of his trial. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jordan Bell
This is a wonderful book that every American should read. It gives a more realistic account of a philosopher who has been whitewashed in American literature for centuries. Read morePublished 6 months ago by GeorgeOnWick
It's a classic brilliant book. Everyone should read this book, and more than once. I highly recommend it for your edification and pleasure.Published 14 months ago by Marilyn Bachrack
Another perspective on Socrates. A great book from a great writer. Times may change, however politics do not. A good read.Published 17 months ago by Mark Tosi
Stone answers a host of puzzles about the life and trial of Socrates. His book is well researched and highly insightful.Published 19 months ago by CEC
A fascintaing premise focisning on the political aspect of Socrates and presents a well crafted perspective of the citizens of Athens during the time before and during the time of... Read morePublished on December 17, 2012 by Don L.