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Philosophy in Dialogue: Plato's Many Devices

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Philosophy in Dialogue: Plato's Many Devices - Scott, Gary Alan (Editor)
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Traditional Plato scholarship, in the English-speaking world, has assumed that Platonic dialogues are merely collections of arguments. Inevitably, the question arises: If Plato wanted to present collections of arguments, why did he write dialogues instead of treatises? Concerned about this question, some scholars have been experimenting with other, more contextualized ways of reading the dialogues. This anthology is among the first to present these new approaches as pursued by a variety of scholars. As such, it offers new ...

Philosophy in Dialogue: Plato's Many Devices 2007, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810123564

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Philosophy in Dialogue: Plato's Many Devices 2007, Northwestern University Press

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