Table of contents for Descent of Socrates : self-knowledge and cryptic nature in the Platonic dialogues / Peter A. Warnek.

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Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
Part 1. Writing Socrates
1. Reading Plato with a Difference: Socrates, Beautiful and New
2. Socrates and the Retreat of Nature: Suffering a Simple Teacher of Ethics
Part 2. Dreams, Oracles, and Silenic Affirmations
3. The Purest Thinker of the West and the Older Accusations in the Apology
4. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Nature, Rhetoric, and Refutation in the Gorgias
5. Silenic Wisdom in the Apology and Phaedo
Part 3. Kinship of Nature
6. Teiresias in Athens: Socrates as Educator in the Meno
7. Typhonic Eros and the Place of the Phaedrus
8. Truth and Friendship
An Ending
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Socrates.
Plato. Dialogues.