Renaissance Philosophy (review)

  title={Renaissance Philosophy (review)},
  author={Martin L. Pine},
  journal={Journal of the History of Philosophy},
  pages={135 - 137}
  • Martin L. Pine
  • Published 1994
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of the History of Philosophy
founder of Cynicism, Diogenes. This conflation of Socrates with Diogenes, which goes back at least to the second century c.z. (see Lucian, Demonax 5 and 62), allows a tradition o f Socrates the Cynic to become established, and with it Socrates appears in the Arabic gnomological Literature as quite radically ascetic and iconoclastic. Quite in character, Socrates can present himself to his Muslim audience as an (Abrahamic) monotheist, "a religious rebel who stands up against idol worshipping" (60… Expand


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