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Protagoras - Stanley Lombardo, Plato
Protagoras
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Lombardo and Bell have translated this important early dialogue on virtue, wisdom, and the nature of sophistic teaching into an idiom remarkable for its liveliness and subtlety. Michael Frede has provided a substantial introduction that illuminates the dialogue's perennial interest, its Athenian... show more
Lombardo and Bell have translated this important early dialogue on virtue, wisdom, and the nature of sophistic teaching into an idiom remarkable for its liveliness and subtlety. Michael Frede has provided a substantial introduction that illuminates the dialogue's perennial interest, its Athenian political background, and the particular difficulties and ironic nuances of its argument.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780872200944 (0872200949)
Publisher: Hackett Pub Co
Pages no: 59
Edition language: English
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Tolle Lege!.
Tolle Lege!. rated it
5.0 Protagoras
Plato is always a good writer. Socrates is always worth understanding. This one short dialog would be the philosophical work I would suggest everyone to start with if they're interested in philosophy (wisdom, what we can 'know' about reality). The conflict between the known and the knowing (the b...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
3.5 Socrates on teaching one to be moral.
This I feel is one of Plato's later dialogues, though it is still very Socratic in form. It is believed that the main part of the dialogue (it is not really a dialogue in that it seems to be more like a retelling of an earlier event, an event which most likely occurred before Plato was born, than a ...
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