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Socrates’ Refutation of Gorgias: Gorgias 447 C–461 B

MARK L. McPHERRAN

in Virtue and Happiness: Essays in Honour of Julia Annas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646043
eISBN:
9780191743368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646043.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The argumentation — both ‘rhetorical’ and otherwise — of Plato’s Gorgias opens early on with Socrates requesting that Chaerephon ask Gorgias “who he is” (447c-d), thus reminding savvy readers that ... More


Dwelling with Disease

Christa Teston

in Bodies in Flux: Scientific Methods for Negotiating Medical Uncertainty

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226450520
eISBN:
9780226450834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450834.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This concluding chapter summarizes the book’s three major findings: evidences are the result of rhetorical attunements, methods matter, and biomedical practice (not just health) is relational. Given ... More


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