Socrates is one the most important thinkers in western philosophy, yet he remains enigmatic, having left behind no works of his own. Instead, his thought is understood primarily through the work of his followers, particularly Plato. Yet Plato's dialogues can offer conflicting portraits of…
Socrates presents a compelling case for some life-changing conclusions that follow from a close reading of Socrates' arguments. Offers a highly original study of Socrates and his thought, accessible to contemporary…
Three of Plato’s dialogues on the philosophies of Socrates, the Apology, the Crito and the Phædo, translated into English.
…Starting with the seminal ideas of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, he guides the reader through the centuries that follow, introducing each of the thinkers he discusses with generous quotations from their works. He offers not only careful interpretation but critical…
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Part I. Bioengineering Modelling Principles, Methods and Theory
1. Introduction to Modelling in Bioengineering
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Written by an outstanding international team of scholars, this Companion explores the profound influence of Socrates on the history of Western philosophy.
A survey exploring the profound influence of Socrates on the history of Western philosophy.…
…What happens when three nineteenth-century mathematicians realize that there is no way to prove the fifth postulate and that it ought to be discarded—along with everything they'd come to know about geometry? Jason Socrates Bardi shares the dramatic story of the…
The updated guide to running a successful hotel front office
Hotel Front Office Management uses a human resources approach to cover the unique management and operational challenges in the front offices of today's hotels and lodging facilities.…
Written by a highly regarded, well-known figure in the field.
Features a clear and accessible writing style.
Contains new sections on the use of technology in the front office.
…Plato’s Socrates: The Issues of Pedagogy and Knowledge of the Virtues
James M. Magrini
3. The Ontological Context of the Human Condition: Original Socratic Questions and the Paradox of Learning
James M. Magrini
4. The Unfolding of the Elenchus-Dialectic…