Arguably the most original and influential branch of the Socratic tradition, Cynicism has become the focus of renewed scholarly interest in recent years, thanks to the work of Sloterdijk, Foucault, and Bakhtin, among others. The contributors to this volume―classicists, comparatists, and philosophers―draw on a variety of methodologies to explore the ethical, social and cultural practices inspired by the Cynics. The volume also includes an introduction, appendices, and an annotated bibliography, making it a valuable resource for a broad audience.
About: This collection of essaysâthe first of its kind in Englishâbrings together the work of an international group of scholars examining the entire tradition associated with the ancient Cynics.
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