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Theaetetus. Sophist.

Plato

Theaetetus. Sophist.

by Plato

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Greek and English on opposite pages.

SeriesThe Loeb classical library
ContributionsFowler, Harold North, 1859-1955
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 462 p. ;
Number of Pages462
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19163337M

In the Theaetetus a similar negative dialectic is employed in the attempt to define science, which after every effort remains undefined still. The same question is revived from the objective side in the Sophist: Being and Not-being are no longer exhibited in opposition, but are now reconciled; and the true nature of Not-being is discovered and.   Plato's Theaetetus is the first dialogue in a trilogy, (the other two dialogues being the Sophist and the Statesman). The Theaetetus focuses mostly on a conversation between Theaetetus and Socrates about the nature of knowledge/5(3).

Get this from a library! Theaetetus ; Sophist. [Plato.; Harold North Fowler] -- The great Athenian philosopher Plato was born in BCE and lived to be eighty. Acknowledged masterpieces among his works are the Symposium, which explores love in its many aspects, from physical. This edition of two masterpieces of Plato's later period features extensive ongoing commentaries by Cornford that provide helpful background information and valuable insights. The Theaetetus offers a systematic treatment of the question "What is knowledge?" The Sophist follows Socrates' cross-examination of a self-proclaimed true philosopher.

Plato's Theaetetus and Sophist are two of his most important dialogues and are widely discussed by philosophers. With a supporting introduction and notes, this new and lively translation is the first to present both dialogues together and will pave the way for fresh interpretations of Plato's writings in general. The main place where Revisionists (e.g., Ryle ) suppose that Plato criticises the theory of Forms is in the Parmenides (though some Revisionists find criticism of the theory of Forms in the Theaetetus and Sophist as well). The main places where Revisionists look to see Plato managing without the theory of Forms are the Theaetetus and Sophist.


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But they are centrally important for understanding Plato's thought. But having a faithful rendering /5(2). Plato's Theaetetus and Sophist are two of his most important dialogues and are widely discussed by philosophers. With a supporting introduction and notes, this new and lively translation is the first to present both dialogues together and will pave the way for fresh interpretations of Plato's writings in general.5/5(2).

Plato's trilogy: Theaetetus, the Sophist, and the Statesman Hardcover – January 1, Cited by: 7. Theaetetus/Sophist book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Plato, the great philosopher of Athens, was born in BCE. In /5. Plato, the great philosopher of Athens, was born in BCE. In early manhood an admirer of Socrates, he later founded the famous school of philosophy in the grove Academus. Much else recorded of his life is uncertain; that he left Athens for a time after Socrates' execution is Price: $ The Being of the Beautiful: Plato's Theaetetus, Sophist, and Statesman Plato.

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The Sophist (Greek: Σοφιστής; Latin: Sophista) is a Platonic dialogue from the philosopher's late period, most likely written in BC. Its main theme is to identify what a sophist is and how a sophist differs from a philosopher and e each seems distinguished by a particular form of knowledge, the dialogue continues some of the lines of inquiry pursued in the.

The great Athenian philosopher Plato was born in BCE and lived to be eighty. Acknowledged masterpieces among his works are the Symposium, which explores love in its many aspects, from physical desire to pursuit of the beautiful and the good, and the Republic, which concerns righteousness and also treats education, gender, society, and slavery.

Sophist examines how those categories interact with each other in an effort to locate where the Sophist hides: in non-being. But first the Stranger has to resolve a logical obstacle: how can the Sophist hide in non-being, when on the face of it non-being simply Sophist is not the most beautiful dialogue in the canon, but it is important, and /5.

Theaetetus and Sophist Plato, Christopher Rowe (ed.) Plato's Theaetetus and Sophist are two of his most important dialogues, and are widely read and discussed by philosophers for what they reveal about his epistemology and particularly his accounts of belief and knowledge.

The supporting introduction and notes help the reader to follow the arguments as they develop, explaining their structure, context and interpretation.

This new edition challenges current scholarly approaches to Plato's work and will pave the way for fresh interpretations both of Theaetetus and Sophist and of Plato's writings in general.

Plato's Theaetetus and Sophist are two of his most important dialogues, and are widely read and discussed by philosophers for what they reveal about his epistemology and particularly his accounts of belief and knowledge.

Although they form part of a single Platonic project, these dialogues are Pages: Plato's Theory of Knowledge: The Theaetetus and the Sophist (Paperback) Published by Bobbs-Merrill Co.

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Not as stunning as Klein's commentary on Meno, but still worth reading. Much of it is a summary of what is spoken in the dialogue. On one hand this provides a nice recapitulation of the text and Klein often points out details that are too easily missed; on the other hand, it gets a bit repetitive for the reader who has Plato's text firmly in hand/5.

The great masterpiece in ten books, the Republic, concerns righteousness (and involves education, equality of the sexes, the structure of society, and abolition of slavery). Of the six so-called dialectical dialogues Euthydemus deals with philosophy; metaphysical Parmenides is about general concepts and absolute being; Theaetetus reasons about.

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