Xenophon’s Theory of Moral Education

Xenophon’s Theory of Moral Education

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Xenophon the Athenian, who is well known both as a historian and as a witness of Socratic philosophy, developed his own systematic thought on moral education from a social and mainly political perspective in his extant works. His discourse on moral education represents the view of an unusual historical figure; an innovative thinker, as well as a man of action, a mercenary general and a world citizen in his age. As such, it is therefore different from the discourse of contemporary pure philoso...... are taken as examples and prototypes of later literary genres of biography, agricultural writing and practical manual. ... in his corpus relevant to education are his three technical manuals.5 But they can only prove that Xenophon advocated aanbsp;...

Title:Xenophon’s Theory of Moral Education
Author:Houliang Lu
Publisher:Cambridge Scholars Publishing - 2014-11-19


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