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  • The Republicby Benjamin Jowett

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.95

    The Republic is Plato's most famous work and one of the seminal texts of Western philosophy and politics. The characters in this Socratic dialogue - including Socrates himself - discuss whether the just or unjust man is happier. They are the philosopher-kings of imagined cities and they also discuss the nature of philosophy and the soul among other... more...

  • Gorgiasby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Gorgias is an important Socratic Dialogue in which Plato sets the rhetorician, whose specialty is persuasion, in opposition to the philosopher, whose specialty is dissuasion, or refutation. The art of persuasion was necessary for political and legal... more...

  • Parmenidesby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Parmenides is one of the dialogues of Plato. It is perhaps Plato''s most challenging dialogue, as well as one of the most challenging works of philosophy ever written. The Parmenides purports to be an account of a meeting between the two... more...

  • Phaedrusby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. The Phaedrus, written by Plato, is a dialogue between Plato''s main protagonist, Socrates, and Phaedrus, an interlocutor in several dialogues. The Phaedrus was presumably composed around 370 BC, around the same time as Plato''s Republic... more...

  • Basiswortschatz Platonby Martin Holtermann

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 16.92

    Der Basiswortschatz für das Graecum enthält die ca. 350 wichtigsten Wörter, die man für die Graecumsprüfung unbedingt können sollte. Zusätzlich enthalten sind viele Beispielsätze, sodass auch die Verwendung und die konkrete richtige Übersetzung im Zusammenhang geübt werden können.   Der Basiswortschatz für das Graecum enthält... more...

  • The Ironic Defense of Socratesby David M. Leibowitz

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 22.00

    Arrives at a controversial interpretation of Plato's Apology of Socrates by focusing on the meaning and extent of Socratic and Platonic irony. more...

  • The Poetics of Philosophical Languageby Zacharoula Petraki

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    A close analysis of the Republic?s diverse literary styles shows how the peculiarities of verbal texture in Platonic discourse can be explained by Plato?s remolding of tropes and techniques from poetry and the Presocratics. This book argues that Plato smuggles poetic language into the Republic?s prose in order to characterize the deceitful coloration... more...

  • I lessici a Platone di Timeo Sofista e Pseudo-Didimoby Stefano Valente

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00

    Two lexica to Plato have survived from Antiquity: the epitome of Timaeus and the so-calledPseudo-Didymus. This is the first critical edition of these lexica relying on a complete survey of their textual traditions, both direct and indirect, which are investigated in the Italian prefaces; it is also provided with an up-to-date picture of Timaeus, with... more...

  • Active Perception in the History of Philosophyby José Filipe Silva; Mikko Yrjönsuuri

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    The aim of the present work is to show the roots of the conception of perception as an active process, tracing the history of its development from Plato to modern philosophy. The contributors inquire into what activity is taken to mean in different theories, challenging traditional historical accounts of perception that stress the passivity of percipients... more...