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Joshua Wilburn
Wayne State University
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Socrates’ admirers and successors in the fourth century and beyond often felt the need to explain Socrates’ reputed relationship with Alcibiades, and to defend Socrates against the charge that he was a corrupting influence on Alcibiades. In this paper I examine Plato’s response to this problem and have two main aims. First, I will argue in Section 2 that
Keywords Alcibiades  Plato  spirit  Republic  Protagoras  Symposium  Gorgias  soul  education  Socrates
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