By Joseph P Lawrence

In Socrates between Strangers, Joseph P. Lawrence reclaims the enigmatic sage from those that have obvious him both as a prophet of technological know-how, looking the protection of information, or as a wily actor who make clear the damaging international of politics whereas keeping a prudent distance from it. The Socrates Lawrence seeks is the imprudent one, the guy who knew find out how to die.

The institutionalization of philosophy within the glossy international has come on the price of its most important predicament: the fulfillment of lifestyles knowledge. those that have ceased to develop (those who imagine they understand) shut their ears to the knowledge of strangers—and Socrates, who stood nose to nose with dying, is the archetypal stranger. His avowal of lack of information, Lawrence indicates, is extra wanted than ever in an age outlined via technical mastery and professional knowledge.

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