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Symposium By Plato
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FOCS, the Annual IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science, is an academic conference in the field of theoretical computer science. Excerpt from:... More > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symposium_on_Foundations_of_Computer_Science Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Epinomis, or Nocturnal Council By Plato
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The Epinomis is a dialogue attributed to Plato. The dialogue continues the discussion undertaken in Plato's Laws. The Nocturnal Council's members are "the counterpart of the guardians in the... More > Republic who are said to be the true philosophers".< Less
Parmenides By Plato
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Parmenides of Elea (/pɑːrˈmɛnᵻdiːz əv ˈɛliə/; Greek: Παρμενίδης ὁ... More > Ἐλεάτης; fl. late sixth or early fifth century BCE) was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher from Elea in Magna Graecia (Greater Greece, included Southern Italy). He was the founder of the Eleatic school of philosophy. The single known work of Parmenides is a poem, On Nature, which has survived only in fragmentary form. In this poem, Parmenides describes two views of reality. In "the way of truth" (a part of the poem), he explains how reality (coined as "what-is") is one, change is impossible, and existence is timeless, uniform, necessary, and unchanging. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parmenides Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Laws (Jowett Edition With Introduction and Analysis) By Plato
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The Laws is Plato's last and longest dialogue. The conversation depicted in the work's twelve books begins with the question of who is given the credit for establishing a civilization's laws. Its... More > musings on the ethics of government and law have established it as a classic of political philosophy alongside Plato's more widely read Republic.< Less
Ion (Jowett Edition With Introduction and Analysis) By Plato
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In Plato's Ion Socrates discusses with Ion, a professional rhapsode who also lectures on Homer, the question of whether the rhapsode, a performer of poetry, gives his performance on account of his... More > skill and knowledge or by virtue of divine possession. It is one of the shorter of Plato's dialogues.< Less
The Republic By Plato
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The Republic is a Socratic dialogue, written by Plato around 380 BCE, concerning the definition of justice, the order and character of the just city-state and the just man.
The Republic By Plato
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The Republic is a Socratic dialogue, written by Plato around 380 BCE, concerning the definition of justice, the order and character of the just city-state and the just man.
The Seventh Letter By Plato
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The Seventh Letter of Plato is an epistle that tradition has ascribed to Plato. It is by far the longest of the epistles of Plato and gives an autobiographical account of his activities in Sicily as... More > part of the intrigues between Dion and Dionysius of Syracuse for the tyranny of Syracuse. It also contains an extended philosophical interlude concerning the possibility of writing true philosophical works and the theory of forms. Assuming that the letter is authentic, it was written after Dion was assassinated by Calippus in 353 BC and before he was in turn overthrown a year later.< Less
Phaedrus (Jowett Edition With Introduction and Analysis) By Plato
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The Phaedrus, written by Plato, is a dialogue between Plato's main protagonist, Socrates, and Phaedrus, an interlocutor in several dialogues. The Phaedrus was presumably composed around 370 BC,... More > around the same time as Plato's Republic and Symposium. Although ostensibly about the topic of love, the discussion in the dialogue revolves around the art of rhetoric and how it should be practiced, and dwells on subjects as diverse as Metempsychosis (the Greek tradition of reincarnation) and erotic love.< Less
The Second Alcibiades (Jowett Edition With Introduction) By Plato
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The Second Alcibiades or Alcibiades II is a dialogue traditionally ascribed to Plato. In it, Socrates attempts to persuade Alcibiades that it is unsafe for him to pray to the gods if he does not know... More > whether what he prays for is actually good or bad for him.< Less