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Socrates" way

seven master keys to using your mind to the utmost

by Ronald Gross

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Published by Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Socrates

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRonald Gross ; foreword by Michael Gelb.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB317 .G76 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 282 p. :
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17920273M
    ISBN 101585421928
    LC Control Number2002070583

    1. Justice as a Convenience (–e). Summary Glaucon, playing devil’s advocate, argues that justice is a good that is unenthusiastically practiced for the benefits it brings. Aristophanes’ Socrates is a kind of variegated caricature of trends and new ideas emerging in Athens that he believed were threatening to the city. We find a number of such themes prevalent in Presocratic philosophy and the teachings of the Sophists, including those about natural science, mathematics, social science, ethics, political.

    Plato Republic: Socrates on Justice in the Soul In the book Plato’s Republic, Socrates, who is the narrator of the book, argues and comes to a conclusion (in Book Four) that being a just person is desirable in itself and profitable for the r, before Socrates can come to this conclusion of being a just person, Glaucon, who is acting as devil’s advocate, challenges . Socrates is intrigued, though he also points out that Thrasymachus has answered in a way he forbade Socrates from doing earlier. Socrates says he's generally down with the idea of connecting justice and advantage but isn't sure if it's the advantage of .

    In Socrates' Way, you meet Socrates face-to-face, hear his voice, and learn how he changes people's lives. The book provides step-by-step guidance on how to harness his methods to vastly enhance your own creativity and autonomy. Specifically, Socrates shares the seven keys to using one's mind to the utmost: Know thyself. Grow with friends. No one will ever know why Socrates never wrote anything down for certain, but it is a question that has been bothering people for millennia. Iohannes Stobaios, a fifth-century AD compiler of ancient sources, includes an anecdote in Book 3, Chapter.


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Author/Speaker Ronald Gross IS Socrates. Wearing the tradional greek chiton and headband, Ron brings one of the world's greatest thinker to your next conference or meeting with a live performance including video, slides plus a visit to the Delphic Oracle and a taste of Hemlock. Ron's new book, the Socrates Way, helps you use the Socrates method and Socrates' Master.

In Socrates' Way, you meet Socrates face-to-face, hear his voice, and learn how he changes people's lives. The book provides step-by-step guidance on how to harness his methods to vastly enhance your own creativity and ically, Socrates shares the seven keys to using one's mind to the utmost/5(43).

In Socrates' Way, you meet Socrates face-to-face, hear his voice, and learn how he changes people's lives. The book provides step-by-step guidance on how to harness his methods to Socrates has inspired and guided the brightest men and /5.

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Nehamas’s book is a tour de force, a book which uses the figure of Socrates as a way of thinking about ‘the art of living’, through the eyes of other writers, themselves transfixed by this ironical stance.

“The sense of vertigo or incompleteness may indeed go all the way down ”. Why Socrates Hated Democracy - The Book of Life is the 'brain' of The School 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. Way of the Peaceful Warrior is a part-fictional, part-autobiographical book based upon the early life of the author Dan book has been a bestseller in many countries since its first publication in The book initially had only modest sales, before Hal Kramer came out of retirement to republish the book, from the H.

Kramer imprint of New World : Dan Millman. Summary: Book V, aa. Having identified the just city and the just soul, Socrates now wants to identify four other constitutions of city and soul, all of which are vicious to varying degrees.

But before he can get anywhere in this project, Polemarchus and Adeimantus interrupt him. They would like him to return to the statement he made in. 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.

This book presents a history of spiritual exercises from Socrates to early Christianity, an account of their decline in modern philosophy, and a discussion of the different conceptions of philosophy that have accompanied the trajectory and fate of the theory and practice of spiritual exercises/5.

In Book V, Socrates was about to develop his theories of injustice by arguing examples of injustice, when Polemarchus and Adeimantus asked him to continue his conversation about the Guardians. Now (in Book VIII) Socrates returns to his examples of unjust societies and unjust men.

Socrates argues that there are four main types of unjust states. Analysis: Book VI, d-end. Plato claims to have no way to explain the Form of the Good directly, but there is good reason to believe that he had something in mind as the highest good. Many scholars have believed that the Good was supposed to be identical with the One.

The One represents unity, and unity, in turn, is closely related to. Socrates was an ancient Greek philosopher considered to be the main source of Western thought. He was condemned to death for his Socratic method of questioning. In Socrates' Way, he gallops through contemporary culture and recommends the best resources and practical exercises to enable us "to use our minds to the utmost." Be sure to check out the wonderful material at the end of the book on reading more about Socrates and tapping into his world on the Internet.

Diotima, Socrates says, taught him to think of erōs (desire) in a new way: not as lust for physical bodies, but as a quest for a higher truth.

D’Angour thinks that Diotima is Aspasia in Author: Tim Whitmarsh. Polemarchus seems to accept Socrates' argument, but at this point, Thrasymachus jumps into the conversation. He objects to the manner in which the argument is proceeding.

He regards Socrates' questions as being tedious, and he says, professional teacher of argument that he is, that it is time to stop asking questions and to provide some answers. Pangle's book is, in form, method, and substance, a new version of the commentary on Xenophon's Memorabilia published by his teacher, Leo Strauss, as the main part of Strauss's book Xenophon's his master, Pangle offers close readings of each chapter of Xenophon's work, employing all the techniques familiar to readers of Straussian scholarship.

Dan Millman's words are known around the world, thanks to his popular book "Way of the Peaceful Warrior" that changed lives over twenty years ago, and is still changing lives today. The Journeys of Socrates delves into the heart of Dan's beloved teacher "Soc." It answers questions for readers about what events created the heart of such a wise sage.5/5(5).

Unconventional, humorous, insulting, magical, ninja-y—this guy, Socrates or Soc for short, is really the heart of the book. Sure, Dan is the most important character in that he's the one who grows and changes and gives us all that development stuff we expect from a novel, but what everyone really remembers about Way of the Peaceful Warrior is.

About the Book. Socrates has inspired and guided the brightest men and women for more than two thousand years. Now you can make him your mentor-to strengthen your thinking, enrich your life, and reach your Socrates' Way, you meet Socrates face-to-face, hear his voice, and learn how he changes people's : Socrates then explores the nature of the guardians further, discriminating for his auditors the different types of corruption to which the philosophic nature is susceptible.

Using the inimitable analogy of the seed (human soul) and its environment, Socrates argues that, in most cases, alien soil produces noxious weeds."On Matrimony and Philosophy" Summary: Book V.

Book V opens with the reappearance of Polermarchus, whose whispering in Adeimantus's ear attracts the attention of archus reluctantly speaks up at Socrates' behest; he accuses the philosopher of laziness and of not answering some of the more practical questions regarding their State, such .