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This essay explores the possible influences of Gorgias' thought on Socrates as represented in Plato's Apology. "No one sins willingly" is a theme both of Gorgias' work and of Socrates, for a start.


Presented to the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy at its meeting with the Pacific Division of the American Philological Association November 25, 1955, at the University of California at Berkeley. A later version was published in the Journal of Hellenic Studies 87 (1957) 12-17, and reprinted in John P. Anton and George Kustas, eds. 1971. Essays in Ancient Greek Philosophy vol. 1. State University of New York Press. 176-186.

Wikipedia "Guido Calogero" (in Italian)