Athenian Politics: "Essential Thinkers" by Socrates, Plato, Aristophanes

Essential Thinkers - Socrates  (Barnes & Noble Collector's Library) - Plato, Aristophanes, Socrates

(Original Review, 2004-12-02)

There was no other sphere in which to be popular: Socrates places himself right at the heart of Athenian politics, that's the point of being Socrates. He attracts pupils and supporters who will play a decisive role in the unfolding tragedy which results in the downfall of his city.
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