3 edition of The Philosophy of Plato (International Library of Philosophy) found in the catalog.
November 30, 2000
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||360|
A brilliant and concise account of the lives and ideas of the great philosophers—Plato, Aristotle, Bacon, Spinoza, Voltaire, Kant, Schopenhauer, Spencer, Nietzsche, Bergson, Croce, Russell, Santayana, James, and Dewey—The Story of Philosophy is one of the great books of our write for the non-specialist as well as Will Durant, and this book is a splendid example of his eminently /5(36). Plato: The Republic. I picked this book because it's a great introduction to Philosophy but also great for discussion. Plato's ideas are bold and controversial and very much relevant even today. Whether you agree with Plato or not, he is a phenomenal writer. Hopefully you'll find it to be a good read. We'll discuss this book in the next book.
Free download or read online The Republic pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Plato. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this philosophy, classics story are Adeimantus, Polemarchus. The book has been awarded with, and many others. About Great Dialogues of Plato “Plato is philosophy, and philosophy, Plato.”—Emerson The Republic and other great dialogues by the immortal Greek philosopher Plato are masterpieces that form part of the most important single body of writing in the history of philosophy. Beauty, love, immortality, knowledge, and justice are discussed in these dialogues, which magnificently express the.
The Republic by Plato is a landmark achievement in Ancient Greek philosophy - this edition contains every book, complete in a superb translation by Benjamin Jowett, in hardcover. The Republic is part conversation between friends active in the Athens intellectual community, and part monologue from various participants in the : Plato’s thought: A philosophy of reason. Plato was a Greek philosopher known and recognized for having allowed such a considerable philosophical work.. The sensible world, according to Plato is the world of contingent, contrary to the intelligible world, which contains essences or ideas, intelligible forms, models of all things, saving the phenomena and give them meaning.
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The philosophy of Plato [Plato] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The philosophy of PlatoAuthor: Plato. But Taylor's method of reading Plato in terms of the subsequent history of philosophy, or of translating Plato's arguments and ideas into the terms of more modern philosophers is no longer the preferred method of reading Plato (for example, when he says that "for Socrates and Plato, no less than for Kant, immortality is a postulate of the Cited by: Plato's Theory of Explanation: A Study of the Cosmological Account in the Timaeus (SUNY Series in Philosophy) by Anne F.
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The site thus covers the main philosophical traditions, from the Presocratic to the contemporary philosophers, while trying to bring a philosophical reading to the cultural field in general, such as cinema. The Symposium and the Phaedrus Plato's Erotic Dialogues: Plato's Erotic Dialogues (S U N Y Series in Ancient Greek Philosophy) by Plato and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Plato was the innovator of the written dialogue and dialectic forms in philosophy.
Plato also appears to have been the founder of Western political philosophy. His most famous contribution bears his name, Platonism (also ambiguously called either Platonic realism or Platonic idealism), the doctrine of the Forms known by pure reason to provide a realist solution to the problem of universals.
Most of Plato’s philosophical writing takes the form of dialogues. It is believed that all forty-two of the dialogues that Plato wrote have survived. These dialogues were written for educated laymen (as opposed to the elite in his academy) in order to interest them in philosophy (Taylor 10).
Classical Books on Philosophy The Dialogues (Gorgias, Meno, Theatetus, Sophist, Symposium, Phaedrus, Timaeus, The Republic) – Plato “Plato, the greatest philosopher of ancient Greece, was born in Athens in or B.C.E.
to an aristocratic family. He studied under Socrates, who appears as a character in many of his dialogues. Though, I am a novice at this subject, I am quite sure there are instances in the book where applications of Platonism have been overstated.
Here’s one such example: “the principles of the philosophy of Plato are of all others the most friendly to true piety, pure morality, solid learning, and sound government/5. Plato was the first philosopher in the western tradition to reflect systematically (and often critically) on rhetoric.
In this book, Tushar Irani presents a comprehensive and innovative reading of the Gorgias and the Phaedrus, the only two Platonic dialogues to focus on what an 'art of argument' should look like, treating each of the texts individually, yet ultimately demonstrating how each can best Author: Tushar Irani.
Plato (/ ˈ p l eɪ t oʊ / PLAY-toe; Greek: Πλάτων Plátōn, pronounced [plá.tɔːn] in Classical Attic; / or / – / BC) was an Athenian philosopher during the Classical period in Ancient Greece, founder of the Platonist school of thought, and the Academy, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world.
He is widely considered the pivotal figure in Era: Ancient Greek philosophy. Analysis: Book VI, ac. Continuing with the defense of the philosopher, Plato asserts in this section that the philosopher is not only the sole possesor of knowledge, he is also the most virtuous of men.
Plato indicates that the philosopher’s association with the Forms determines his virtue. After the death of Socrates, Plato may have traveled extensively in Greece, Italy, and Egypt, though on such particulars the evidence is followers of Pythagoras (c.
bce) seem to have influenced his philosophical program (they are criticized in the Phaedo and the Republic but receive respectful mention in the Philebus).It is thought that his three trips to Syracuse in.
His writings explored justice, beauty and equality, and also contained discussions in aesthetics, political philosophy, theology, cosmology, epistemology. 'Professor Field's book is evidently designed for the philosophical student, and takes the form of an attempt to formulate Plato's problems and to think out his philosophy afresh, with only so much reference to historical, personal or literary questions as is indispensable.' (D.J.
ALLAN in The Classical Review (New Series),p). The Philosophy of Plato: A Collection of Online Resources and Key Quotes. Lennox Johnson September 4, Resources. This page aims to make learning about Plato as easy as possible by bringing together the best articles, podcasts, and videos from across the internet onto one page.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lodge, R.C. (Rupert Clendon), Philosophy of Plato. London, Routledge & Paul  (OCoLC) In this Plato book he describes how the ideal constitution might decay into a regime focused on honour — like Sparta was at the time — or into an oligarchy, or a democracy, or a tyranny.
What’s fascinating is his awareness of the very complex dynamic between love of money and love of honour. Best philosophy books of all time. Below are some of the best philosophy books of all time, that have shaped human society and the course of history. Five Dialogues of Plato “The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato” by Alfred North Whitehead.
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(9) Aristotle’s Ethics. Condition: there is red underlining through the book. The dust jacket is in fair to good condition with a few tears and Rating: % positive.The division into books, like all similar divisions, is probably later than the age of Plato. The natural divisions are five in number;--(1) Book I and the first half of Book II down to the paragraph beginning, "I had always admired the genius of Glaucon and Adeimantus," which is introductory; the first book containing a refutation page 6 /