Socratic Philosophy, Rationalism, and "Obedience": Decision Making without Divine Intervention

Plato Journal 12 (2012)

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The main aim of this paper is to explain why Plato's Socrates devotes himself to philosophy. In so doing, I hope also to show that he does not sincerely believe that any of his decisions, about philosophy or anything, involve any kind of divine intervention. As my conclusions are contrary to a good bit of first-rate, recent scholarship on the subject, and also contrary to part of what Socrates himself says in Plato's Apology of Socrates, I think it is especially important to clarify (…) - 12. Plato 12 (2012)
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