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Socrates" discursive democracy

logos and ergon in Platonic political philosophy

by Gerald M. Mara

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plato -- Political and social views,
  • Socrates -- Political and social views,
  • Democracy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-310) and index.

    StatementGerald M. Mara.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC71.P62 M37 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 324 p. ;
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL980255M
    ISBN 100791432998, 0791433005
    LC Control Number96017779

    Socrates was convicted of these accusations and executed. Socrates was one of many great thinkers in Athens, which was experiencing a Golden age as the most progressive and learned democracy in Greece. Strangely, Athens executed Socrates for his speech, which .   Discursive Democracy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In this book, John Dryzek criticizes the dominance of instrumental ra /5(1).

    Why Socrates Hated Democracy, and What We Can Do about It. Socrates: what a dummy. Scotty Hendricks. 07 October, Socratic Ignorance in Democracy, the Free Market, and Science. Democracy. Much controversy continues over Socrates's attitude towards democracy. I.F. Stone (), embarrassed that the first democracy should have killed a man for exercising freedom of speech and freedom of religion, attempted to justify this by going after Socrates as an enemy of democracy (The Trial of Socrates, .

      The founding father of Greek Philosophy – Socrates – is portrayed, in the dialogues of Plato, as hugely pessimistic about the whole business of democracy. In Book Six of The Republic, Plato describes Socrates falling into conversation with a character called Adeimantus and trying to get him to see the flaws of democracy by comparing a. "What makes the book compelling is its focus on colorful thinkers, activists, and political leaders who lived and breathed the democratic moment throughout history, from Pericles and Socrates in ancient Athens to Woodrow Wilson and Vladimir Lenin in the early twentieth century.


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Click on image to enlarge: Gerald M. Mara - Author: Price: $ Focusing on the speeches and actions of the Platonic Socrates, this book argues that Plato's political philosophy is a crucial source for reflection on the hazards and possibilities of democratic. Socrates' discursive democracy: logos and ergon in Platonic political philosophy.

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Why Socrates Hated Democracy - Articles from The School of Life, formally The Book of Life, a gathering of the best ideas around wisdom and emotional intelligence. We are used to thinking very highly of democracy – and by extension, of Ancient Athens, the civilisation that gave rise to it.

Discursive Democracy examines how the political process can be made more vital and meaningful. At the same time it shows how such an invigorated process will serve as Cited by: Socrates (/ ˈ s ɒ k r ə t iː z /; Ancient Greek: Σωκρᾰ́της Sōkrátēs [sɔːkrátɛːs]; c. – BC) was a Greek philosopher from Athens who is credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, and as being the first moral philosopher of the Western ethical tradition of thought.

An enigmatic figure, he made no writings, and is known chiefly through the accounts of. Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen Bradford.

In this book, John Dryzek criticizes the dominance of instrumental rationality and objectivism in political institutions and public policy and in the practice of political science.

He argues that the reliance on these kinds of politics and to technocracies of expert cultures that are not only repressive, but surprisingly ill-equipped for dealing with complex social problems. John Zumbrunnen - Director, American Democracy Forum, University of Wisconsin, Madison 'Interrupting centuries of reception invested in an ironic Socrates, this bold and beautifully written book provides readers of Plato’s dialogues with a far more fascinating and ambivalent figure: that of the atopic Socrates.

Socrates’ Discursive Democracy: Logos and Ergon in Platonic Political Philosophy. Albany: State University of New York Press, E-mail Citation» In this work, Mara examines the subjects of discourse, Socrates’ defense, virtue, the city, knowledge, eros, and irony.

Socrates' discursive democracy: logos and ergon in Platonic political philosophy. [Gerald M Mara] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create. Socrates, Plato, Aristotle (). “Wit and Wisdom of Socrates, Plato, Aristotle: Being a Treasury of Thousands of Glorious, Inspiring and Imperishable Thoughts, Views and Observations of the Three Great Greek Philosophers, Classified Under about Four Hundred Subjects for Comparative Study”.

Socrates was an ancient Greek philosopher, one of the three greatest figures of the ancient period of Western philosophy (the others were Plato and Aristotle), who lived in Athens in the 5th century BCE.A legendary figure even in his own time, he was admired by his followers for his integrity, his self-mastery, his profound philosophical insight, and his great argumentative skill.

The trial of Socrates ( BC) was held to determine the philosopher’s guilt of two charges: asebeia against the pantheon of Athens, and corruption of the youth of the city-state; the accusers cited two impious acts by Socrates: "failing to acknowledge the gods that the city acknowledges" and "introducing new deities".

The death sentence of Socrates was the legal consequence of asking. Discursive Democracy examines how the political process can be made more vital and meaningful. At the same time it shows how such an invigorated process will serve as a more effective agent for social problem solving.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Reviews: 2. Emerson on Socrates and the Tyranny of the Majority. Andrew Payne - - The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy The Politics of Impiety: Why Was Socrates Prosecuted by the Athenian Democracy.

"Four Forms of Government" Summary: Book VIII. The discourse begins with Socrates heralding their need to backtrack a little. Now that the true State and true human have been clearly illustrated, the philosophers can revive the thread introduced earlier in the dialogue: that on the nature of corrupt forms of government and individual.

Criticism of democracy is grounded in democracy's purpose, process and outcomes. Since Classical antiquity and through the modern era, democracy has been associated with "rule of the people," "rule of the majority," and free selection or election either through direct participation or elected representation respectively.

Political thinkers approach their critique of democracy from different. Many would deal with his negative views of democracy in the same way.

Aristotle’s favoured form of government was the rule by the best over the rest, an aristocracy based on merit rather than blood.

He even thought a good monarchy was better than a democracy. It is with good reason that few swallow his prescriptions for a healthy polis wholesale. Socrates - Socrates - The perceived fragility of Athenian democracy: The year in which Socrates was prosecuted,was one in which several other prominent figures were brought to trial in Athens on the charge of impiety.

That is unlikely to have been a coincidence; rather, it suggests that there was, at the time, a sense of anxiety about the dangers of religious unorthodoxy and about the. Socrates, says Alain de Botton in the School of Life video below, “was portrayed in the dialogues of Plato as hugely pessimistic about the whole business of democracy.” In the ideal society Socrates constructs in the Republic, he famously argues for restricted freedom of movement, strict censorship according to moralistic civic virtues, and a guardian [ ].Socrates, the father of political philosophy, was put to death in BC by the world's first democracy.

Ever since, defenders of democracy have attempted to show that the central tension symbolized by that event -- between philosophical truth, embodied by Socrates, and democratic whim -- could be contained. In The Socratic Citizen, Adolf G. Gundersen addresses this tension in a new way, by.

Gerald Mara, Socrates' Discursive Democracy: Logos and Ergon in Platonic Political Philosophy (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, ). Gilbert Meilaender, "Talking Democracy," First Things (April ):