Complete Works

Author: Plato

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 9780872203495

Category: Fiction

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Gathers translations of Plato's works and includes guidance on approaching their reading and study
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The Oxford Handbook of Virtue

Author: Nancy Snow

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019938519X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 904

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The late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries have seen a renaissance in the study of virtue -- a topic that has prevailed in philosophical work since the time of Aristotle. Several major developments have conspired to mark this new age. Foremost among them, some argue, is the birth of virtue ethics, an approach to ethics that focuses on virtue in place of consequentialism (the view that normative properties depend only on consequences) or deontology (the study of what we have a moral duty to do). The emergence of new virtue theories also marks this new wave of work on virtue. Put simply, these are theories about what virtue is, and they include Kantian and utilitarian virtue theories. Concurrently, virtue ethics is being applied to other fields where it hasn't been used before, including bioethics and education. In addition to these developments, the study of virtue in epistemological theories has become increasingly widespread to the point that it has spawned a subfield known as 'virtue epistemology.' This volume therefore provides a representative overview of philosophical work on virtue. It is divided into seven parts: conceptualizations of virtue, historical and religious accounts, contemporary virtue ethics and theories of virtue, central concepts and issues, critical examinations, applied virtue ethics, and virtue epistemology. Forty-two chapters by distinguished scholars offer insights and directions for further research. In addition to philosophy, authors also deal with virtues in non-western philosophical traditions, religion, and psychological perspectives on virtue.
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Plato: Complete Works (Golden Deer Classics)

Author: Plato

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ISBN: 2378980477

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Plato (428/427–348/347 BCE) was a Greek philosopher and mathematician of the Classic Age who founded the Academy of Athens. Noted as a student of Socrates, Plato has distinguished himself as one of the founders of Western philosophy by recording the teachings of his master and his own philosophies in 35 dialogues and 13 letters (some are disputed as spurious). However, this collection features only 25 authentic works from the reproduced source. Benjamin Jowett is credited for translating these works into English. While there are many websites online where one may find digital copies of his translations, the source of the copies reproduced for this publication may be found at the online library of the University of Adelaide in South Australia, usable under the freedoms specified by a Creative Commons License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/au/).
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Plato: The Complete Works 

From the greatest Greek philosopher, known for The Republic, Symposium, Apology, Phaedrus, Laws, Crito, Phaedo, Timaeus, Meno, Euthyphro, Gorgias, Parmenides, Protagoras, Statesman and Critias

Author: Plato

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 8026838491

Category: Philosophy

Page: 1810

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This carefully crafted ebook: "Plato: The Complete Works” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Plato (428/427 BC - 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece. He was also a mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with his mentor, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, Plato helped to lay the foundations of Western philosophy and science. Table of contents: Early works: Apology Crito Charmides Euthyphro First Alcibiades Greater Hippias Lesser Hippias Ion Laches Lysis Middle works: Cratylus Euthydemus Gorgias Menexenus Meno Phaedo Protagoras Symposium Republic Phaedrus Parmenides Theaetetus Late works: Timaeus Critias Sophist Statesman Philebus Laws Pseudonymous works (traditionally attributed to Plato, but considered by virtually all modern authorities not to have been written by him): Epinomis Second Alcibiades Hipparcus Rival Lovers Theages Cleitophon Minos Demoducus Axiochus On Justice On Virtue Sisyphus Eryxias Halcyon Letters There are also included a number of essays relating to various aspects of Plato's works.
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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF PLATO

From the greatest Greek philosopher, known for The Republic, Symposium, Apology, Phaedrus, Laws, Crito, Phaedo, Timaeus, Meno, Euthyphro, Gorgias, Parmenides, Protagoras, Statesman and Critias

Author: Plato

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 802720108X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 1810

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This unique collection of Plato's complete works has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards. Plato (428/427 BC - 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece. He was also a mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with his mentor, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, Plato helped to lay the foundations of Western philosophy and science. Table of contents: Early works: Apology Crito Charmides Euthyphro First Alcibiades Greater Hippias Lesser Hippias Ion Laches Lysis Middle works: Cratylus Euthydemus Gorgias Menexenus Meno Phaedo Protagoras Symposium Republic Phaedrus Parmenides Theaetetus Late works: Timaeus Critias Sophist Statesman Philebus Laws Pseudonymous works (traditionally attributed to Plato, but considered by virtually all modern authorities not to have been written by him): Epinomis Second Alcibiades Hipparcus Rival Lovers Theages Cleitophon Minos Demoducus Axiochus On Justice On Virtue Sisyphus Eryxias Halcyon Letters There are also included a number of essays relating to various aspects of Plato's works.
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Delphi Complete Works of Plato (Illustrated)

Author: Plato

Publisher: Delphi Classics

ISBN: 1908909730

Category: Fiction

Page: 3491

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A giant of the ancient literary world, Plato has shaped the works of many other great minds. This collection offers Plato’s complete works, including the apocrypha texts, as well as all of Plato’s original Greek texts. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Greek texts. This comprehensive eBook presents Plato’s complete extant works, with relevant illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 2) Features: * ALL of the dialogues, with excellent formatting * ALL of the spurious works in English translation, including texts often missed out of other collections * individual contents tables for the longer dialogues, enabling you to navigate the texts with ease * concise introductions for all of the works, giving valuable contextual information * includes Plato’s epigrams and epistles * many of the translations have also appeared in the famous Loeb Classical Library editions of Plato * features translations by Benjamin Jowett * special Greek pronunciation pages – experience the true sound of Plato’s 2500 year-old wisdom! * numerous images relating to Plato, his works and the places he lived in * even includes a special criticism section, with scholarly works assessing Plato’s contribution to the philosophical world * boasts three biographies by classical writers – explore Plato’s adventurous life! * includes Diogenes Laërtius’ famous biography * scholarly ordering of texts, with a front no-nonsense master table of contents * UPDATED with improved texts and translations CONTENTS: The Dialogues EUTHYPHRO APOLOGY CRITO HIPPIAS MAJOR HIPPIAS MINOR FIRST ALCIBIADES CHARMIDES LACHES LYSIS ION PHAEDO CRATYLUS EUTHYDEMUS PROTAGORAS GORGIAS MENO MENEXENUS SYMPOSIUM THE REPUBLIC PHAEDRUS PARMENIDES THEAETETUS CLITOPHON TIMAEUS CRITIAS SOPHIST STATESMAN PHILEBUS LAWS The Spurious Works SECOND ALCIBIADES HIPPARCHUS THE RIVAL LOVERS THEAGES MINOS EPINOMIS SISYPHUS AXIOCHUS DEMODOCUS ERYXIAS HALCYON ON JUSTICE ON VIRTUE DEFINITIONS EPIGRAMS The Epistles LIST OF EPISTLES The Greek Texts PRONOUNCING ANCIENT GREEK LIST OF GREEK TEXTS The Criticism PLATO AND PLATONISM by Walter Horatio Pater INTRODUCTION TO THE PHILOSOPHY AND WRITINGS OF PLATO by Thomas Taylor Extract from ‘REPRESENTATIVE MEN’ by Ralph Waldo Emerson PLATO: LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF GREAT TEACHERS by Elbert Hubbard The Biographies PLATO: LIVES OF THE EMINENT PHILOSOPHERS by Diogenes Laërtius THE LIFE OF PLATO by Hesychius of Miletus THE LIFE OF PLATO by Olympiodorus
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Plato's Progeny

How Plato and Socrates Still Captivate the Modern Mind

Author: Melissa Lane

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472502299

Category: Philosophy

Page: 128

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Socrates wrote nothing; Plato's accounts of Socrates helped to establish western politics, ethics, and metaphysics. Both have played crucial and dramatically changing roles in western culture. In the last two centuries, the triumph of democracy has led many to side with the Athenians against a Socrates whom they were right to kill. Meanwhile the Cold War gave us polar images of Plato as both a dangerous totalitarian and an escapist intellectual. And visions of Plato have proliferated at the heart of postmodern critiques of the very idea of metaphysics and politics. Plato's Progeny begins with an account of modern responses to the trial of Socrates and the controversial question of Socrates' relation to Plato. At its centre are two chapters exploring the idea of Platonic origins in and for philosophy, and of Platonic foundations for philosophical politics. Exploring unfamiliar as well as familiar invocations of Plato, Melissa Lane argues that twentieth-century ideological battles have obscured the importance of Socratic individualism, the nature of Platonic ethics, and the value of Platonic politics. Succinct and clearly written, this is an ideal guide for everyone interested in the way philosophers are still writing footnotes to Plato.
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