8 edition of Plato and Protagoras found in the catalog.
October 6, 1999
by Lexington Books
Written in English
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Olof Pettersson and Vigdis Songe-Møller (eds.) Plato's Protagoras: Essays on the Confrontation of Philosophy and Sophistry. Published: Ap Olof Pettersson and Vigdis Songe-Møller (eds.), Plato's Protagoras: Essays on the Confrontation of Philosophy and Sophistry, Springer, , pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Evan Rodriguez, Idaho State University. In this book, 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.
Protagoras and Meno By Plato; W. K. C. Guthrie Penguin Book, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Protagoras is a dialogue by Plato. The traditional subtitle is "or the Sophists". The main argument is between Socrates and the elderly Protagoras, a celebrated sophist and philosopher. The discussion takes place at the home of Callias, who is host to Protagoras while he is Brand: Barnes & Noble Press.
An authoritative and accessible summary of Plato's Theaetetus by Robert Cavalier (Carnegie Mellon University). Protagoras This article by Carol Poster is an unusually thorough treatment of this important philosopher. From The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Protagoras ( B.C.). The Protagoras, like several of the Dialogues of Plato, is put into the mouth of Socrates, who describes a conversation which had taken place between himself and the great Sophist at the house of Callias. The main argument is between the elderly Protagoras, a celebrated Sophist, and Socrates. The discussion takes place at the home of Callias.
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Plato (c. B.C.) founded the Academy in Athens, the prototype of all Western universities, and wrote more than twenty philosophical dialogues. Lesley Brown is Centenary Fellow in Philosophy at Somerville College, Oxford, and the author of numerous articles and book chapters on Plato and by: This is a review of Nicholas Denyer's commentary on Plato's "Protagoras" for the Cambridge green and yellow series.
This Plato and Protagoras book consists of a short bibliography, an 11 page introduction, 50 pages of Greek text, pages of commentary, and an index.3/5(1). Joe Sachs of St. John’s College in Annapolis discusses the sophists in detail in his illuminating introductory essay in his important book Socrates and the Sophists: Plato’s Protagoras, Euthydemus, Hippias Major and Cratylus, translated by Joe Sachs (Indianapolis and Cambridge, UK: Focus Philosophical Library/ Hackett Publishing,page )/5(5).
Protagoras is one of the early dialogues of Plato, where the celebrated philosopher Socrates and the sophist Protagoras are involved in a discussion. The dialogue takes place in the house of Callias, the host of Protagoras during his stay in Athens.
The theme of. The Protagoras, one of Plato's most brilliant dramatic masterpieces, presents a vivid picture of the crisis of fifth-century Greek thought, in which traditional values and conceptions of man were subjected both to the criticism Plato and Protagoras book the Sophists and to the far more radical criticism of Socrates.
The dialogue deals with many themes which are central to the ethical theories which Plato developed. Plato felt governors must be philosophers so they may govern wisely and effectively.
Plato founded the Academy, an educational institution dedicated to pursuing philosophic truth. The Academy lasted well into the 6th century A.D., and is the model for all western universities.
Its formation is along the lines Plato laid out in The Republic/5(2). The "Protagoras," like several of the Dialogues of Plato, is put into the mouth of Socrates, who describes a conversation which had taken place between himself and the great Sophist at the house of Callias-'the man who had spent more upon the Sophists than all the rest of the world'-and in which the learned Hippias and the grammarian Prodicus had also shared, as well as Alcibiades and Critias.
Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Protagoras and Meno by Plató (, UK-B Format Paperback, Revised edition) at the best online prices at. Protagoras (c.
- B.C.) was a Pre-Socratic Greek philosopher from Thrace in northern Greece, although he made his name as a teacher and advisor in Athens. Along with his rough contemporary Gorgias, he is considered one of the major figures in the philosophical school of Sophism, and Plato credits him with having invented the role of the professional Sophist or teacher of virtue.
Plato was also a writer, mathematician, and founder of the Academy in Athens, which was the first university in Europe. In the fifth century BC Greek educators (sophists) taught success in private and public life.
In this dialogue Plato discusses the educator Protagoras /5(20). Buy Books and CD-ROMs: Help: Protagoras By Plato.
Commentary: Several comments have been posted about Protagoras. Download: A k text-only version is available for download. Protagoras By Plato Written B.C.E Translated by Benjamin Jowett.
Persons of the Dialogue. One needs to read Plato, another good read. Plato explores the nature of goodness in “Protagoras and Meno”.
Plato talks about the most important questions, the nature of ethics, morality, the destiny of man and knowledge. Plato presents a good argument for the immortality of the soul.
I need to read more Plato.4/5. Exploring the question of what exactly makes good people good, Protagoras and Meno are two of the most enjoyable and accessible of all of Plato's dialogues.
Widely regarded as his finest dramatic work, the Protagoras, set during the golden age of Pericles, pits a youthful Socrates against the revered sophist Protagoras, whose brilliance and humanity make him one the most interesting and.
Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg 66 by Plato; Protagoras by Plato. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Plato. BCE. BCE: Translator: Jowett, Benjamin, Title: Protagoras. Protagoras is a dialogue by Plato.
The traditional subtitle is "or the Sophists". The main argument is between the elderly Protagoras, a celebrated Sophist, and Socrates. Plato, (born / bce. The Protagoras, like several of the Dialogues of Plato, is put into the mouth of Socrates, who describes a conversation which had taken place between himself and the great Sophist at the house of Callias—'the man who had spent more upon the Sophists than all the rest of the world'—and in which the learned Hippias and the grammarian Prodicus.
This volume is a welcome addition to Plato scholarship."―Edward Moore, St. Elias School of Orthodox Theology, Philosophy in Review, Vol. 24, No. Aug-Dec "Robert C. Bartlett's translations of Protagoras and Meno display a degree of accuracy and literalness that makes them most suitable for scholarly and teaching purposes.4/4(6).
Protagoras spent most of his life at Athens, where he considerably influenced contemporary thought on moral and political questions. Plato named one of his dialogues after him. Protagoras taught as a Sophist for more than 40 years, claiming to teach men “virtue” in the conduct of their daily lives.
He is best known for his dictum “Man is the measure of all things,” probably an. Protagoras By Plato.
2 PROTAGORAS PERSONS OF THE DIALOGUE: Socrates, who is the narrator of the Dialogue to his Companion. Hippocrates, Alcibiades and Critias. Protagoras, Hippias and Prodicus (Sophists).
Callias, a wealthy Athenian. SCENE: The House of Callias. Buy a cheap copy of Protagoras/Meno book by Plato. In this new edition, two of Plato's most accessible dialogues explore the question of what exactly makes good people good.
This lively and accessible new Free shipping over $/5(5). About Protagoras and Meno. Plato’s finest dramatic work, an entertaining tale of goodness and knowledge Exploring the question of what exactly makes good people good, Protagoras and Meno are two of the most enjoyable and accessible of all of Plato’s dialogues.This book presents a thorough study and an up to date anthology of Plato’s ational authors' papers contribute to the task of understanding how Plato introduced and negotiated a new type of intellectual practice – called philosophy – and the strategies that this involved.Protagoras book.
Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Protagoras presents a vivid picture of the crisis of fifth-century Gree /5().