‘Classical Philosophy: Collected Papers, Volume 2: Socrates and His Contemporaries’ edited by Terence Irwin

Published by Garland Publishing in 1995.


Table of Contents

The Drama—Rhetoric and Dialectics—The Sophists by George Grote
The Sophists by H. Sidgwick

On the Implicit Ethics and Psychology of Thucydides by Paul Shorey
The Moral and Political Doctrines of Antiphon the Sophist: A Reconsideration by G. B. Kerferd
Plato’s Account of the Relativism of Protagoras by G. B. Kerferd
The Sophists and Relativism by Richard Bett

The President’s Address: The Problem of Socrates by W. D. Ross
Socrates by Gregory Vlastos
Modern Philosophy and Platonic Ethics by Michael O’Brien
The Death of Socrates by Christopher Gill
The Pseudo-Platonic Socrates by Dorothy Tarrant
Socrates and Plato in Post-Aristotelian Tradition by G. C. Field

Examples in Epistemology: Socrates, Theaetetus and G.E. Moore by M.F. Burnyeat
The Priority of Definition and the Socratic Elenchus by Hugh H. Benson
Euthyphro 9d-11b : Analysis and Definition in Plato and Others by Richard Sharvy
The Unity of Virtue and the Objects of Socratic Inquiry by Michael T. Ferejohn

Plato’s Methodology in the Laches by Charles H. Kahn
Socrates on Acrasia by Gregory Vlastos
Socrates on Virtue and Motivation by Terry Penner
The End of the Euthyphro by C. C. W. Taylor
Socratic Virtue and Happiness by Donald Zeyl
Rational Prudence in Plato’s Gorgias by Nicholas P. White

Terence Irwin is a scholar and philosopher specializing in ancient Greek philosophy and the history of ethics (i.e. the history of Western moral philosophy in ancient, medieval, and modern times).

Since 2007, he has been the Professor of Ancient Philosophy at the University of Oxford, and Fellow of Keble College, Oxford. From 1975 until 2007, he was at Cornell University, where he has been Susan Linn Sage Professor of Philosophy and Humane Letters (from 1995), Professor of Classics (from 1992), and Professor of Philosophy (from 1982). Previously, he was Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University (1972-1975). He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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