Does Socrates ascend to the goddess?

On my chapter on “the Crito; on reading and Socrates’s agency” here, I received two wonderful letters from LuAnn Glatzmeier for whom the archetype of Athena, the struggle of women in Athens, and Socrates and Plato are alive… *** Dear Professor Gilbert, Wow – this is a Masterpiece.  What Justice you do to Socrates!!  My sense …

The Crito: on reading and Socrates’s agency

This is a draft chapter for a book on Socrates, Plato, and civil disobedience.  It has been some years in the making.  Comments are welcome: Chapter 3: The Crito: on reading and Socrates’s agency      A habit of Anglo-American specialists in Plato is to dismiss the notion of any hidden meanings for his longstanding students …