Ancient Philosophy 41 (1):23-36 (2021)

Olof Pettersson
Uppsala University
This paper argues that Socrates’ discussion about selfhood in the first Alcibiades does not only dissociate the soul from the body and from the soul-body complex, but also from λόγος. It suggests that the most promising and influential take on this, the so-called theocentric view, is insufficient, and needs to be supplemented in terms of how Socrates’ notion of ideal selfhood is conditioned by knowledge of a real or personal self.
Keywords Ancient Philosophy  History of Philosophy
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DOI 10.5840/ancientphil20214112
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