Book Club: Xenophon’s Memorabilia, part I, in defense of Socrates

Time to to discuss a new book (previous entries here)! This time I am initiating what is likely to be a four-part discussion of Xenophon’s Memorabilia, which is about the life and philosophy of Socrates. There are a few reasons to read the Memorabilia. First, it is the major account of Socrates that is alternative to the picture we get from Plato. Second, Xenophon’s focuses…




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