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Title:
Plato : the man and his work
Author:
Taylor, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1869-1945.
Publication Information:
Mineola, N.Y. : Dover, 2001, 1926.
Physical Description:
xii, 562 pages ; 22 cm.
General Note:
Originally published: London : Methuen & Co., 1926.

"This Dover edition, first published in 2001, is an unabridged, unaltered republication of the 4th edition (1937) of the work originally published in 1926 by Methuen & Co. Ltd., London"-- verso T.p.
Language:
English
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Electronic Access:
Publisher description http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/dover031/00065955.html
ISBN:
9780486416052
Format :
Book

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Summary

This outstanding work by a renowned Plato scholar presents the thought of the great Greek philosopher with historical accuracy and objective analysis. A brief introductory chapter about the philosopher's life is followed by an in-depth examination of his voluminous writings, particularly the dialogues. A substantial appendix explores works often attributed to Plato.


Table of Contents

I The Life Of Plato
II The Platonic Writings
III "Minor Socratic Dialogues : Hippias Major, Hippias Minor, Ion, Menexenus"
IV "Minor Socratic Dialogues : Charmides, Laches, Lysis"
V "Minor Socratic Dialogues : Cratylus, Euthydemus"
VI "Socratic Dialogues : Gorgias, Meno"
VII "Socratic Dialogues : Euthyphro, Apology, Crito"
VIII Phardo
IX Symposium
X Protagoras
XI Republic
XII Phaedrus
XIII Theaetetus
XIV Parmenides
XV Sophistes-Politicus
XVI Philebus
XVII Timaeus And Critias
XVIII Laws And Epinomis
XIX Plato In The Academy-Forms And Numbers
Addenda
Chronological Table
Appendix-The Platonic Apocrypha
Indexes-
I Index Of Proper Names
II Index Of Subjects

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