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Written by an outstanding international team of scholars, this Companion explores the profound influence of Socrates on the history of Western philosophy.
Discusses the life of Socrates and key philosophical doctrines associated with him
Covers the whole range of Socratic studies from the ancient world to contemporary European philosophy
Examines Socrates’ place in the larger philosophical traditions of the Hellenistic world, the Roman Empire, the Arabic world, the Renaissance, and contemporary Europe
Addresses interdisciplinary subjects such as Socrates and Nietzsche, Socrates and psychoanalysis, and representations of Socrates in art
Helps readers to understand the meaning and significance of Socrates across the ages