Author: Fiona Leigh

—that they are in fact ignorant about matters they declare themselves to know, and to be able to teach. 2.3 The Elenchus and Self-Knowledge Before moving on to discuss Plato’s own understanding of the Delphic injunction to ‘know thyself’ in the Alcibiades , it will be useful to underline the

In: Phronesis
Editor: Katzinger
The Austrian section of the Elenchus follows the usual plan of the work: that is, it comprises a selection of texts, arranged chronologically, to illustrate the constitutional and administrative history of towns within the present political boundaries of Austria up to the middle of the thirteenth century.
Editors: Reynolds, den Boer, and MacNiocail
Author: Alex Priou

language: καὶ τἆλλα οὕτω ἐξ ὧν εἶ σύ (209c8-9). 20 There is a large body of literature that treats what is called the problem of the Socratic elenchus, formulated first by Gregory Vlastos as follows: “how can Socrates claim . . . to have proved the refutand false, when all he has established is its

In: The International Journal of the Platonic Tradition
Socrates and the Socratic Dialogue assembles the most complete range of studies on Socrates and the Socratic dialogue. It focuses on portrayals of Socrates, whether as historical figure or protagonist of ‘Socratic dialogues’, in extant and fragmentary texts from Classical Athens through Late Antiquity. Special attention is paid to the evolving power and texture of the Socratic icon as it adopted old and new uses in philosophy, biography, oratory, and literature. Chapters in this volume focus on Old Comedy, Sophistry, the first-generation Socratics including Plato and Xenophon, Aristotle and Aristoxenus, Epicurus and Stoicism, Cicero and Persius, Plutarch, Apuleius and Maximus, Diogenes Laertius, Libanius, Themistius, Julian, and Proclus.
In: The Work of Heiko A. Oberman
In: History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis
In: Richard ‘Dutch’ Thomson, c. 1569-1613