Plato on the Rhetoric of Philosophers and Sophists

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Marina McCoy explores Plato's treatment of the rhetoric of philosophers and sophists through a thematic treatment of six different Platonic dialogues, including Apology, Protagoras, Gorgias, Republic, Sophist, and Phaedras. She argues that Plato presents the philosopher and the sophist as difficult to distinguish, insofar as both use rhetoric as part of their arguments. Plato does not present philosophy as rhetoric-free, but rather shows that rhetoric is an integral part of philosophy. However, the philosopher and the ...

Plato on the Rhetoric of Philosophers and Sophists 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521175371

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Plato on the Rhetoric of Philosophers and Sophists 2007, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521878630

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