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Articles for Plato
by Justin Gammill: In history, there have been fewer minds more brilliant than that of the Greek philosopher, Plato.
It seems impossible to separate by any exact line the genuine writings of Plato from the spurious. The only external evidence to them which is of much value is that of Aristotle; for the Alexandrian catalogues of a century later include manifest forgeries.
by Plato, Translated by Benjamin Jowett: In several of the dialogues of Plato, doubts have arisen among his interpreters as to which of the various subjects discussed in them is the main thesis.
by Plato, Translated by Benjamin Jowett: The Critias is a fragment which breaks off in the middle of a sentence. It was designed to be the second part of a trilogy, which, like the other great Platonic trilogy of the Sophist, Statesman, Philosopher, was never completed.
“The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.”
By Plato: Persons of the DialogueSOCRATES, who is the narratorMENEXENUSHIPPOTHALESLYSISCTESIPPUSSceneA newly-erected Palaestra outside the walls of Athens.
By Plato, Translated By Benjamin Jowett: INTRODUCTION AND ANALYSIS. The genuineness of the Laws is sufficiently proved (1) by more than twenty citations of them in the writings of Aristotle, who was residing at Athens during the last twenty years of the life of Plato, and who, having left it after his death (B.C. 347), returned […]
2/22/11 by Joshua J. Mark In his famous work Republic, Plato discusses the concept of the `True Lie’ or the `Lie in the Soul’. Through a conversation between Socrates and Adeimantus (Plato’s brother) Plato defines the `true lie’ as believing wrongly about the most important things in one’s life.
By Plato. Written 380 B.C.E. Translated by Benjamin Jowett: Yesterday evening I returned from the army at Potidaea, and having been a good while away, I thought that I should like to go and look at my old haunts.