From the Socratics to the Socratic Schools: Classical Ethics, Metaphysics and Epistemology

From the Socratics to the Socratic Schools: Classical Ethics, Metaphysics and Epistemology

Ugo Zilioli


In the 2 golden centuries that the demise of Socrates, old philosophy underwent a big transformation that culminated within the philosophical systematizations of Plato, Aristotle and the Hellenistic faculties. primary figures except Plato have been lively after the dying of Socrates; his speedy scholars, the Socratics, took over his legacy and built it in quite a few methods. This wealthy philosophical territory has despite the fact that been left principally underexplored within the scholarship.

This number of 11 formerly unpublished essays through top students fills a niche within the literature, supplying new perception into the ethics, metaphysics, and epistemology as built by way of key figures of the Socratic colleges. studying the real contributions that the Socratics and their heirs have provided old philosophical proposal, in addition to the effect those contributions had on philosophy as a self-discipline, this publication will attract researchers and students of Classical experiences, in addition to Philosophy and old History.

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