Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 October 2000

144 Pages | black and white halftones and line drawings


ISBN: 9780192854124

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Socrates: A Very Short Introduction

Christopher Taylor

Very Short Introductions

  • Socrates is one of the most important figures in the history of Western Philosophy, but also one of the least known.
  • Christopher Taylor explores the relationship between the historical Socrates and the Platonic character.
  • Taylor is a Reader in Philosophy at Oxford University and an authority on may aspects of ancient philosophy.
  • First published as part of the Past Masters series; now reissued as a Very Short Introduction, along with other new philosophy titles in the series.