The History of Western Philosophy
Publisher: Touchstone -- Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 895
, Non Fiction
, 20th Century
There's a throwaway remark in this book which has haunted me ever since I read it some time in the mid-70s. Russell is talking about Socrates, and he wonders if Socrates actually existed. Maybe Plato made him up."I don't think many people would have been able to make up Socrates," muses Russell. "Bu...