The Problem of Alcibiades: Plato on Moral Education and the Many

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 49:1-36 (2015)
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Abstract

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

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Joshua Wilburn
Wayne State University

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