Phoedon: Or, The Death of Socrates

Phoedon: Or, The Death of Socrates

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PhAbdon: or, The Death of Socrates, originally published in German in 1767 and translated by Charles Cullen in 1789, has never been rendered into modern English. Cullen's translation is thus the only recourse for present-day scholars who cannot read German. It is long out of print and difficult to find, even in the largest academic libraries. Now that the English-speaking philosophical world is delving ever more deeply into the history of German philosophy, this facsimile of the 1789 edition - newly introduced by Curtis Bowman - will be widely welcomed.Introduction vii Wissenschctften (a#39;Essay on Evidence in the Metaphysical Sciencesa#39;). (Kanta#39;s submission received second prize, and deservedly so; Mendelssohna#39;s essay is clearly superior.) Mendelssohn argued that metaphysical truths areanbsp;...

Title:Phoedon: Or, The Death of Socrates
Author:Moses Mendelssohn
Publisher:A&C Black - 2004-11-01


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