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Timaeus By Plato
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Plato (/ˈpleɪtoʊ/;[a] Greek:... More > Πλάτων[a] Plátōn pronounced [plá.tɔːn] in Classical Attic; 428/427 or 424/423[b] – 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. He is widely considered the most pivotal figure in the development of philosophy, especially the Western tradition. Unlike nearly all of his philosophical contemporaries, Plato's entire œuvre is believed to have survived intact for over 2,400 years.Along with his teacher, Socrates, and his most famous student, Aristotle, Plato laid the very foundations of Western philosophy and science. Alfred North Whitehead once noted: "the safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato." Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plato< Less
Theaetetus By Plato
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Plato (/ˈpleɪtoʊ/;[a] Greek:... More > Πλάτων[a] Plátōn pronounced [plá.tɔːn] in Classical Attic; 428/427 or 424/423[b] – 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. He is widely considered the most pivotal figure in the development of philosophy, especially the Western tradition. Unlike nearly all of his philosophical contemporaries, Plato's entire œuvre is believed to have survived intact for over 2,400 years.Along with his teacher, Socrates, and his most famous student, Aristotle, Plato laid the very foundations of Western philosophy and science. Alfred North Whitehead once noted: "the safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato." Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plato< Less
The Apology By Plato
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The Apology is Plato's account of the speech given by Socrates after he was accused by the state of both corrupting the youth and of believing in the wrong gods. There is no real way to know if this... More > is a factual account, but if it is, the Apology is an invaluable historical document detailing the last statements of an immortal philosopher. Even if it's not so accurate, this address is a fundamental defense of free speech and individualism, rights for which Socrates lived and ultimately died. This work also delves further into previous themes such as interpersonal relationships, the nature of goodness, and issues of life and death. The Apology opens up with Socrates stating that his peers, the men of Athens, haven't been persuaded by the accusers. Socrates then states that philosophy begins with an admission of ignorance; thus whatever wisdom he has stems from the knowledge that he knows nothing.< Less
Republic By Plato
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One of the great. - and highly readable - classics of western philosophy. See how Plato 'follows the argument wherever it goes': and into some highly unexpected caves and corners too. A great, and... More > controversial, work for all time Callender textbook / Callender Classical Texts< Less
The Republic By Plato
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Plato is the grandfather of philosophy and The Republic is his magnum opus. It is one of the Socratic dialogues, in which Socrates discusses the nature of the City-State with fellow Athenians. Other... More > topics of the dialogue include ideas of justice, goodness, reality, education, and knowledge. The essential concept in this work is that societies mirror the men and women who create them, so an ideal society would be modeled after a corresponding ideal human. Thus, in Plato's mind, society should be ruled by "philosopher kings." The Republic is basically the Big Bang of philosophy, so If you haven't read much of it, this work is a great place to start.< Less
The Republic By Plato
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The Republic is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato around 380 BC concerning the definition of justice and the order and character of the just city-state and the just man. The dramatic date of the... More > dialogue has been much debated and though it must take place some time during the Peloponnesian War, "there would be jarring anachronisms if any of the candidate specific dates between 432 and 404 were assigned". It is Plato's best-known work and has proven to be one of the most intellectually and historically influential works of philosophy and political theory. Plato was a Classical Greek philosopher, 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.< Less
The Republic By Plato
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The Republic is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato around 380 BC concerning the definition of justice and the order and character of the just city-state and the just man. The dramatic date of the... More > dialogue has been much debated and though it must take place some time during the Peloponnesian War, "there would be jarring anachronisms if any of the candidate specific dates between 432 and 404 were assigned". It is Plato's best-known work and has proven to be one of the most intellectually and historically influential works of philosophy and political theory. Plato was a Classical Greek philosopher, 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.< Less
Protagoras By Plato
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Protagoras (/proʊˈtæɡərəs/; Greek: Πρωταγόρας; c. 490 – c. 420 BC) was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher and is... More > numbered as one of the sophists by Plato. In his dialogue, Protagoras, Plato credits him with having invented the role of the professional sophist.He also is believed to have created a major controversy during ancient times through his statement that, "Man is the measure of all things", interpreted by Plato to mean that there is no absolute truth, but that which individuals deem to be the truth. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protagoras Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Politeia, Tomos 4 [Greek, Modern (1453-)] By Plato
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Plato (/ˈpleɪtoʊ/;[a] Greek:... More > Πλάτων[a] Plátōn pronounced [plá.tɔːn] in Classical Attic; 428/427 or 424/423[b] – 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. He is widely considered the most pivotal figure in the development of philosophy, especially the Western tradition. Unlike nearly all of his philosophical contemporaries, Plato's entire œuvre is believed to have survived intact for over 2,400 years.Along with his teacher, Socrates, and his most famous student, Aristotle, Plato laid the very foundations of Western philosophy and science. Alfred North Whitehead once noted: "the safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato." Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plato< Less
Phaedrus By Plato
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Plato (/ˈpleɪtoʊ/;[a] Greek:... More > Πλάτων[a] Plátōn pronounced [plá.tɔːn] in Classical Attic; 428/427 or 424/423[b] – 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. He is widely considered the most pivotal figure in the development of philosophy, especially the Western tradition. Unlike nearly all of his philosophical contemporaries, Plato's entire œuvre is believed to have survived intact for over 2,400 years.Along with his teacher, Socrates, and his most famous student, Aristotle, Plato laid the very foundations of Western philosophy and science. Alfred North Whitehead once noted: "the safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato." Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plato< Less

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