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The Sophistic Movement


This book offers an introduction to the Sophists of fifth-century Athens and a new overall interpretation of their thought. Since Plato first animadverted on their activities, the Sophists have commonly been presented as little better than intellectual mountebanks - a picture which Professor Kerferd forcefully challenges here. Interpreting the evidence with care, he shows them to have been part of an exciting and historically crucial intellectual movement. At the centre of their teaching was a form of relativism, most ...

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The Sophistic Movement
1981, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521283571

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The Sophistic Movement
1981, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521239363


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