Socrates in 90 Minutes (Philosophers in 90 Minutes Series) (Philosophers in 90 Minutes (Audio))

! Socrates in 90 Minutes (Philosophers in 90 Minutes Series) (Philosophers in 90 Minutes (Audio)) ✓ PDF Read by ! Paul Strathern eBook or Kindle ePUB Online free. Socrates in 90 Minutes (Philosophers in 90 Minutes Series) (Philosophers in 90 Minutes (Audio)) Five Stars Great!. I love the Philosophers in 90 Minutes series and this is one of my favorites. I went to the library one day, intent on learning a little bit on philosophy, a subject I knew absolutely nothing about. One of the books I picked up was Thomas Aquinas in 90 Minutes by the same author. In the next f. Shalom Freedman said The one who knew he did not know. This book is a quite good introduction to the life of Socrates. It is less good as a description of that method of dialogue , t

Socrates in 90 Minutes (Philosophers in 90 Minutes Series) (Philosophers in 90 Minutes (Audio))

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Rating : 4.13 (911 Votes)
Asin : 1433267942
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 1 Pages
Publish Date : 2017-10-14
Language : English

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Five Stars Great!. I love the Philosophers in 90 Minutes series and this is one of my favorites. I went to the library one day, intent on learning a little bit on philosophy, a subject I knew absolutely nothing about. One of the books I picked up was "Thomas Aquinas in 90 Minutes" by the same author. In the next f. Shalom Freedman said The one who knew he did not know. This book is a quite good introduction to the life of Socrates. It is less good as a description of that method of dialogue , the maieutic method of philosophical midwifery by which Socrates attempted to educe the truth about any given concept or subje

He has narrated more than eight hundred audiobooks over almost thirty years, beginning when he was a radio newsreader for the BBC in London. . He lives in England.Simon Vance is an award-winning actor and an AudioFile Golden Voice with over forty Earphones Awards. He has won thirteen prestigious Audie Awards and was Booklist's very first Voice of Choice in 2008. Paul Strathern is a Somerset Maugham prize-winning novelist, and his nonfiction works include

Read by Simon VanceIn Socrates in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern offers a concise, expert account of Socrates' life and ideas and explains their influence on man's struggle to understand his existence in the world. His method of aggressive questioning, called dialectic, was used to cut through the palaver of his adversaries and arrive at the truth. Finally charged with impiety and the corruption of youth, he was tried and sentenced to death--and ended his life by drinking the judicial hemlock.. Socrates saw the world as not accessible to our senses, only to thought. -- Just a century after it had b

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