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Socratic Philosophy and Its Others (2013)

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Introduction: Strange Fellows, by Christopher Dustin and Denise Schaeffer

Part I: Friendship, Resistance, and the Question of the Good

Chapter 1: Why Socrates and Thrasymachus Become Friends, by Catherine Zuckert
Chapter 2: The Daimonic Soul: On Plato’s Theages, by Michael Davis and Gwenda-lin Kaur Grewal

Part II: Philosophy and Sophistry: The Limits of ‘Logos’

Chapter 3: Philosophy and Sophistry in Plato’s ‘Euthydemus’, by Mary P. Nichols and Denise Schaeffer
Chapter 4: Socrates Talking to Himself? On the ‘Greater Hippias’, by Christopher A. Colmo
Chapter 5: The Sophist Hippias and the Problem of Polytropia, by David Corey
Chapter 6: On Wolves and Dogs: The Eleatic Stranger’s Socratic Turn in the ‘Sophist’, by Matthew Dinan

Part III: Imagery, Tragedy, and Tyranny

Chapter 7: Philosophers as Painters: On the Corruptibility of the Philosophic Nature in Plato’s ‘Republic’, by Christopher A. Dustin
Chapter 8: Plato’s ‘Apology’ as Tragedy, by Jacob Howland
Chapter 9: Sophist and Philosopher in Plato’s Sophist, by Evanthia Speliotis
Chapter 10: Socrates’ Odyssean Return: On Plato’s Charmides, by Ronna Burger

Part IV: Philosophy, Rhetoric, and Dialogue

Chapter 11: Philosophy, Rhetoric, and the Question of Harmony in Plato’s ‘Phaedrus’, by Denise Schaeffer
Chapter 12: Philosophy in the Perfect Tense: On Plato’s ‘Lovers’, by Michael Davis

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Political Philosophy Cross-Examined: Perennial Challenges to the Philosophic Life (2013)


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Introduction: The Philosophic Life in Question, by Thomas L. Pangle and J. Harvey Lomax

1. Sophistry as a Way of Life, by Robert C. Bartlett
2. Aristotle on Theory and Practice, by Christopher Bruell
3. Aristotle's Politics Book 7 on the Best Way of Life, by Thomas L. Pangle
4. Inexhaustible Riches: Mining the Bible, by J. Harvey Lomax
5. On the Philosophic Character of Tacitus' Imperial Political History and Science, by James Nichols
6. Maimonides on Knowledge of Good and Evil: The Guide of the Perplexed I.2, by Ronna Burger
7. Machiavelli in the Prince: His Way of Life in Question, by Nathan Tarcov
8. Of Human Ends in Bacon's Essayes, by Ralph Lerner
9. Hobbes's Natural Theology, by Devin Stauffer
10. Rousseau's Happiness in Freedom, by Hasso Hofmann
11. Heidegger on Nietzsche on Nihilism, by Robert B. Pippin
12. How Benardete Read the Last Stage of Socrates' Philosophic Education, by Laurence Lampert

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