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Plato: Life & Words

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This book is an anthology of 224 quotes from Plato and 52 facts about Plato. Plato is just a nickname and his actual name is Aristocles. As a young man, Plato was a wrestler and a playwright. Plato's Father, Ariston, traced his descent from the king of Athens, Codrus, and the king of Messenia, Melanthus. Plato's mother, Perictione, was in relationship with the famous Athenian lawmaker and lyric poet Solon. Plato was a student of Socrates. Some 250 known manuscripts of Plato survive. “I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.” “Ideas are the source of all things” “Ignorance is the root and stem of every evil.” “I'm trying to think, don't confuse me with facts.” “Knowledge is the food of the soul.” “Love is a serious mental disease.” “Love is the pursuit of the whole.” “Those who tell the stories rule society.”
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Product Details

ISBN
9781312432697
Edition
1
Published
August 13, 2014
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
120.05 KB

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Printable? Yes
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