Memorabilia/Oeconomicus/Symposium/Apologia #2020

Memorabilia/Oeconomicus/Symposium/Apologia By Xenophon E.C. Marchant O.J. Todd Memorabilia Oeconomicus Symposium Apologia MemorabiliaXenophon c c BCE adds to Plato s picture of Socrates from a different viewpoint The Apology complements Plato s account of Socrates defense at his trial The Symposium portrays a din
  • Title: Memorabilia/Oeconomicus/Symposium/Apologia
  • Author: Xenophon E.C. Marchant O.J. Todd
  • ISBN: 9780674991866
  • Page: 182
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Memorabilia/Oeconomicus/Symposium/Apologia By Xenophon E.C. Marchant O.J. Todd MemorabiliaXenophon c 430 c 354 BCE adds to Plato s picture of Socrates from a different viewpoint The Apology complements Plato s account of Socrates defense at his trial The Symposium portrays a dinner party at which Socrates speaks of love In Oeconomicus Socrates advises on household management and married life.
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    1. Xenophon E.C. Marchant O.J. Todd

      Xenophon Ancient Greek , Modern Greek , ca 431 355 BC , son of Gryllus, of the deme Erchia of Athens, was a soldier, mercenary and a contemporary and admirer of Socrates He is known for his writings on the history of his own times, preserving the sayings of Socrates, and the life of ancient Greece.Historical and biographical worksAnabasis or The Persian Expedition Cyropaedia Hellenica Agesilaus Socratic works and dialoguesMemorabilia Oeconomicus Symposium Apology Hiero Short treatisesOn Horsemanship The Cavalry General Hunting with Dogs Ways and Means Constitution of Sparta

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    1. This review is based solely on the Memorabilia, because that was the only part I read if I get to the other parts later, I ll add my comments The Memorabilia is a very fine text to read for a sense of who Socrates was without Plato, and this is important in order to understand this formative influence on Plato s thought One gets to hear Socrates talking about humble, rather unphilosophical topics, like physical fitness.Socrates comes across as rather like Confucius, focused very firmly on ethics [...]


    2. Before these thoughts pass from me I would like to write down why the memrobilia of xenophon is in my favourites, i think this work is a exploration by a human mind,told in a human voices a attempt to find our place in the world by free enquiry This work was written before the great religions of the world and i think it shows how far we have degenrated into mindless dogmatists instead of the thinkers we are meant to be and which is shown in the memorabilia of xenophon.Its very interesting to com [...]


    3. Records on Socrates are few, so Xenophon s are important, as Platon s, for all scholars and modern readers I read especially socratic ideas about Physics that the philosopher contempts because of his ethical precedence.


    4. Plato shines over Xenophon in the Symposium and the Apology but his Oeconomicus affairs of a household shines light on the ancient Greek home.



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