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Shichalin Yrii

Socrates the Pythagorean: an Invention of Plato?


Shichalin Yrii (2012) "Socrates the Pythagorean: an Invention of Plato? ", Vestnik Pravoslavnogo Sviato-Tikhonovskogo gumanitarnogo universiteta. Seriia I : Bogoslovie. Filosofiia, 2012, vol. 41, pp. 76-86 (in Russian).

Abstract

This article discusses the image of Socrates as found in the Works of Plato and Aristophanes. The author discovers Pythagorean traits in the image of Socrates as portrayed by these two ancient authors. The author also discusses the Pythagoreans and their role in the creation of stable schools of Philosophy. He likewise shows that the sophists were not the only ones contributing to the creation of centres of education and learning in the ancient world.

Keywords

IMAGE OF SOCRATES, SOCRATES THE PYTHAGOREAN, ARISTOPHANES, PLATO, SOCRATIC LITERATURE

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