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This new and revised edition of Peter Kreeft's Socratic Logic is updated, adding new exercises and more complete examples, all with Kreeft's characteristic clarity and wit. The only complete system of classical Aristotelian logic in print, Socratic Logic is simple and user-friendly, interactive, with many exercises and a light, engaging style. Perfect for independent learners as well as classroom studies, students will be exposed to many classical quotations and learn how to deal with issues using the Socratic Method. 416 pages, clothbound.
What would happen if the Socrates of old suddenly appeared in modern Athens? Peter Kreeft imagines the dialog that might ensue with three worthy opponents---a doctor, a philosopher and a psychologist---about the arguments surrounding abortion.
Kreeft uses Socratic technique to strip away the emotional issues and get to the heart of the rational objections to abortion. Logic joins humor as Socrates challenges the standard rhetoric and passion of the contemporary debate.
In Socrates in 90 minutes, Paul Strathern offers a concise, expert account of Socrates' life and ideas, and explains their influence on man's struggle to understand his existence in the world.
Socrates Meets Jesus: History's Greatest Questioner Confronts the Claims of ChristPeter KreeftInterVarsity Press / 2002 / Trade Paperback$12.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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Socrates, the great questioner, somehow appears at Have It University (think Harvard), and begins to, as he is wont to do, ask a lot of questions. His questions pierce to the heart of various issues, causing people to reconsider their beliefs. His interactions with the students and faculty at Have It lead him to different conclusions about life and its purpose than those espoused at the great school of learning.
Socrates has been extremely influential in Western thought, philosophy, and experience. Understand the man behind so much of our thinking with this comprehensive Companion! Covering the life the life of Socrates, the key doctrines associated with him, the range of Socratic studies, and Socrates' place in the larger philosophical world, you'll be better equipped to identify and understand the influence of Socrates. 560 pages, paperback.
Philosophy 101 by Socrates: An Introduction to Philosophy Via Plato's ApologyPeter KreeftIgnatius Press / 2012 / Trade Paperback$11.25 Retail:
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Philosophy means "the love of wisdom." Kreeft uses the dialogues of Socrates to help the reader grow in that love. He says that no master of the art of philosophizing has ever been more simple, clear, and accessible to beginners as has Socrates. He focuses on Plato's dialogues, the Apology of Socrates, as a lively example to imitate, and a model partner for the reader for dialogue. Kreeft calls it "the Magna Carta of philosophy," a timeless classic that is "a portable classroom."
Socrates Meets Machiavelli: The Father of Philosophy Cross-Examines the Author of the PrincePeter KreeftSt. Augustine's Press / 2012 / Trade Paperback$14.63Availability: In StockStock No: WW318311
Socrates Meets Descartes: The Father of Philosophy Analyzes the Father of Modern Philosophy's Discourse on MethodPeter KreeftIgnatius Press / 2012 / Trade Paperback$15.75Availability: In StockStock No: WW318321
This is the 5th volume in the series of popular, small volumes by the well-known philosopher Professor Kreeft in which the "Father of Philosophy," Socrates, cross-examines various other important philosophers and thinkers (previous books examined Marx, Sarte, Machiavelli, and Socrates himself.)
In this work, he states that Socrates and Descartes are probably the two most important philosophers who have ever lived, because they are the two who made the most difference to all philosophy after them. The two of them stand at the beginning of the two basic philosophical options: the classical and the modern.
Kreeft focuses on seven features that unite these two major philosophers and distinguish them from all others. So this dialog between Socrates and Descartes is a dialog between the fundamental stages in the history of philosophy, the history of consciousness, and the history of Western culture.
Read what Socrates is saying closely! Arguing that through studying Socrates we can learn practical wisdom to apply to our lives, Socrates is humorous and enjoyable, with thought-experiments and literary references as well as an overview of Socratic arguments. 240 pages, paperback.