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In the hands of IF Stone Socrates emerges as an eccentric crank whose premise that knowledge is a virtue leads him to conclude that those "who know" should rule and puts... Read morePublished 1 month ago by R. J. Marsella
It is one of the most thorough analyses of the Trial,going into all the minute details of who said what and who did what and why, plus it is easy to follow, though long. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Eliseos Paul
After a career in journalism, Stone retired and took up classical studies in which he had majored in college. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Richard Zeile
This is a lively and captivating book -- fascinating. The story is very well told. The author is smart and talented.Published 14 months 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 16 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 20 months ago by GeorgeOnWick