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. Follow authors to get new release updates, plus improved recommendations. Examining the relationship between the historical Socrates and the Platonic character, Taylor considers the complex question of how far it is possible to distinguish the philosopher's own thought from that of those others who wrote about him, and explores the enduring image of Socrates as the ideal exemplar of the philosophic life - a thinker whose moral and intellectual integrity permeated every detail of his life. Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items. Unable to add item to List. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 17, 2022. , Christopher Taylor explores the life of Socrates and his philosophical activity, before looking to the responses his philosophical doctrines have evoked in the centuries since his betrayal and execution at fellow Athenian hands. Discover how the principles of Buddhism can help you bring harmony and joy into your life. Brief content visible, double tap to read full content.