Complete Works

Gathers translations of Plato's works and includes guidance on approaching their reading and study

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  • Author : Plato
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Pages : 1808 pages
  • ISBN : 9780872203495
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 10 reviews
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Complete Works

Complete Works
  • Author : Plato
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release : 25 January 1997
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Gathers translations of Plato's works and includes guidance on approaching their reading and study

Plato

Plato
  • Author : Julia Annas,Regents Professor of Philosophy Julia Annas
  • Publisher : Oxford Paperbacks
  • Release : 13 February 2003
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This introduction to Plato focuses on the philosophy and argument of his writings, drawing the reader into Plato's way of doing philosophy, and the general themes of his thinking. It includes a brief account of Plato's life.

Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . .

Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . .
  • Author : Thomas Cathcart,Daniel Klein
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 24 June 2008
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This New York Times bestseller is the hilarious philosophy course everyone wishes they’d had in school. Outrageously funny, Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar... has been a breakout bestseller ever since authors—and born vaudevillians—Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein did their schtick on NPR’s Weekend Edition. Lively, original, and powerfully informative, Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar... is a not-so-reverent crash course through the great philosophical thinkers and traditions, from Existentialism (What do

Selected Dialogues of Plato

Selected Dialogues of Plato
  • Author : Plato,Benjamin Jowett
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 25 January 2022
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"Gathered here are many of Plato's liveliest and richest texts. Ion takes up the question of poetry and introduces the Socratic method. Protagoras discusses poetic interpretation and shows why cross-examination is the best way to get at the truth. Phaedrus takes on the nature of rhetoric, psychology, and love, as does the famous Symposium. Finally, Apology gives us Socrates' art of persuasion put to the ultimate test - defending his own life.".

The Cambridge Companion to Plato

The Cambridge Companion to Plato
  • Author : Richard Kraut
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 30 October 1992
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Fourteen new essays discuss Plato's views about knowledge, reality, mathematics, politics, ethics, love, poetry, and religion in a convenient, accessible guide that analyzes the intellectual and social background of his thought as well.

Preface to Plato

Preface to Plato
  • Author : Eric A. Havelock,Lyndall Havelock
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 25 January 1963
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Plato's frontal attack on poetry has always been a problem for sympathetic students, who have often minimized or avoided it. Beginning with the premise that the attack must be taken seriously, Eric Havelock shows that Plato's hostility is explained by the continued domination of the poetic tradition in contemporary Greek thought. The reason for the dominance of this tradition was technological. In a nonliterate culture, stored experience necessary to cultural stability had to be preserved as poetry in order to

Plato: The Laws

Plato: The Laws
  • Author : Plato
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 08 September 2016
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A new translation of Plato's Laws into accessible English, with essential introductory and other explanatory material.

Plato's Symposium

Plato's Symposium
  • Author : Plato,Allan Bloom
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 01 February 2001
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Plato, Allan Bloom wrote, is "the most erotic of philosophers," and his Symposium is one of the greatest works on the nature of love ever written. This new edition brings together the English translation of the renowned Plato scholar and translator, Seth Benardete, with two illuminating commentaries on it: Benardete's "On Plato's Symposium" and Allan Bloom's provocative essay, "The Ladder of Love." In the Symposium, Plato recounts a drinking party following an evening meal, where the guests include the poet

Averroes on Plato's "Republic"

Averroes on Plato's
  • Author : Averroes
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release : 25 January 2022
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A primary source in medieval political philosophy is presented here in a fully annotated translation of Averroes's discussion of the Republic. Averroes' book played a major role in both the transmission and the adaptation of the Platonic tradition in the West. In a closely argued critical introduction, Ralph Lerner addresses several of the most important problems raised by the work.

The Cave and the Light

The Cave and the Light
  • Author : Arthur Herman
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Release : 03 June 2014
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The definitive sequel to New York Times bestseller How the Scots Invented the Modern World is a magisterial account of how the two greatest thinkers of the ancient world, Plato and Aristotle, laid the foundations of Western culture—and how their rivalry shaped the essential features of our culture down to the present day. Plato came from a wealthy, connected Athenian family and lived a comfortable upper-class lifestyle until he met an odd little man named Socrates, who showed him

Theaetetus

Theaetetus
  • Author : Plato,Bernard Williams,M. J. Levett,Myles Burnyeat
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release : 25 January 1992
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M J Levett's elegant translation of Theaetetus, first published in 1928, is here revised by Myles Burnyeat to reflect contemporary standards of accuracy while retainingn the style, imagery, and idiomatic speech for which the Levett translation is unparalleled. Bernard Williams's concise introduction illuminates the powerful argument of this complex dialogue and illustrates its connections to contemporary metaphysical and epistemological concerns.