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Jowett, Benjamin 1817-1893

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The dialogues of Plato by Plato( Book )

323 editions published between 1853 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 7,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dialogues of Plato, written between 427 and 347 B.C., rank among the most important and influential works in Western thought. Most famous are the first four, in which Plato casts his teacher Socrates as the central disputant in colloquies that brilliantly probe a vast spectrum of philosophical ideas and issues. Socrates' ancient words are still true, and the ideas found in Plato's Dialogues still form the foundation of a thinking person's education
The works of Plato by Plato( Book )

44 editions published between 1800 and 2008 in English and held by 3,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a selection of ten dialogues of Plato that represent the range and diversity of his human and intellectual interests
The republic by Plato( Book )

108 editions published between 1881 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Socratic dialogue concerned with the construction of an ideal commonwealth
Aristotle's Politics by Aristotle( Book )

56 editions published between 1800 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apology, Crito, Phaedo, Symposium, Republic by Plato( Book )

21 editions published between 1941 and 1995 in English and held by 1,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains five philosophical writings by the fifth century Athenian teacher of ethics, including "Apology," "Crito," "Phaedo," "Symposium," and "Republic."
Plato's the republic by Plato( Book )

29 editions published between 1900 and 1991 in English and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Socratic dialogue concerned with the construction of an ideal commonwealth
Protagoras by Plato( Book )

30 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Protagoras is one of Plato's most entertaining dialogues. It represents Socrates at a gathering of the most celebrated and highest-earning intellectuals of the day, among them the sophist Protagoras. In flamboyant displays of both rhetoric and dialectic, Socrates and Protagoras try to out-argue one another. Their arguments range widely, from political theory to literary criticism, from education to the nature of cowardice; but in view throughout this literary and philosophical masterpiece are the questions of what part knowledge plays in a successful life, and how we may acquire the knowledge that makes for success
Symposium by Plato( Book )

35 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most famous works of literature in the Western world, Plato's Symposium is also one of the most entertaining. The scene is a dinner party in Athens in 416 B.C. at which the guests - including the comic poet Aristophanes and Plato's mentor, Socrates - playfully discuss the nature of eros, or love. By turns earthly and sublime, the dialogue culminates with Socrates's famous account of the "ladder of love," an extended analysis of the many forms of eros. The evening ends with a speech by the drunken Alcibiades, the most popular and powerful Athenian of the day, who insists on praising Socrates rather than love, offering up a brilliant character sketch of the enigmatic philosopher
The laws by Plato( Book )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last of the "dialogues" by the Greek philosopher and mathematician Plato, this meditation on the nature of culture contains much that sounds outmoded to modern ears---such as discussions on slavery and the proper place of women---yet it remains an insightful examination of questions that continue to trouble us today... -- Publisher
Timaeus by Plato( Book )

21 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donald J. Zeyl's translation of Timaeus is presented along with his 75 page introductory essay, which discusses points of contemporary interest in the Timaeus, deals at length with long-standing and current issues of interpretation, and provides a consecutive commentary on the work as a whole
Select passages from the theological writings of Benjamin Jowett ... by Benjamin Jowett( Book )

8 editions published between 1902 and 1968 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crito by Plato( Book )

12 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a well-known saying that the whole of Western Philosophy is footnotes of Plato. This is because his writings have set the schema that philosophy can be said to have followed ever since. Following the teachings of Socrates, Plato's works are among the world's greatest literature. The Crito seems intended to exhibit the character of Socrates in one light only, not as the philosopher, fulfilling a divine mission and trusting in the will of heaven, but simply as the good citizen, who having been unjustly condemned is willing to give up his life in obedience to the laws of the state
Meno by Plato( Book )

19 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theaetetus by Plato( Book )

20 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Theaetetus Plato made a pioneering contribution to one of the central problems of Western philosophy
Phaedrus by Plato( Book )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Phaedrus is widely recognized as one of Plato's most profound and beautiful works. It takes the form of a dialogue between Socrates and Phaedrus and its ostensible subject is love, especially homoerotic love. Socrates reveals it to be a kind of divine madness that can allow our souls to grow wings and soar to their greatest heights. Then the conversation changes direction and turns to a discussion of rhetoric, which must be based on truth passionately sought, thus allying it to philosophy. The dialogue closes by denigrating the value of the written word in any context, compared to the living teaching of a Socratic philosopher." "The shifts of topic and register have given rise to doubts about the unity of the dialogue, doubts which are addressed in the introduction to this volume. Full explanatory notes also elucidate issues throughout the dialogue that might puzzle a modern reader."--Jacket
Gorgias by Plato( Book )

17 editions published between 1892 and 2009 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a well-known saying that the whole of Western Philosophy is footnotes of Plato. This is because his writings have set the schema that philosophy can be said to have followed ever since. Following under the teachings of Socrates, Plato's works are among the world's greatest literature. In the Gorgias, as in nearly all the other dialogues of Plato, we are made aware that formal logic has as yet no existence. The dialogue naturally falls into three divisions, to which the three characters of Gorgias, Polus, and Callicles respectively correspond; and the form and manner change with the stages of the argument
Charmides, or temperance by Plato( )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a well-known saying that the whole of Western Philosophy is footnotes of Plato. This is because his writings have set the schema that philosophy can be said to have followed ever since. Following the teachings of Socrates, Plato's works are among the world's greatest literature. This is a dialogue in which Socrates asks Charmids to explain his conception of the modesty which he possesses. The dialogue leads to a confession of ignorance
The life and letters of Benjamin Jowett, M.A., master of Balliol College, Oxford by Evelyn Abbott( Book )

5 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plato's Euthyphro, Apology of Socrates and Crito by Plato( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a well-known saying that the whole of Western Philosophy is footnotes of Plato. This is because his writings have set the schema that philosophy can be said to have followed ever since. Following under the teachings of Socrates, Plato's works are among the world's greatest literature. The Euthyphro is one of the short dialogues by which Plato commemorated Socrates's technique and manner in questioning people
Apology by Plato( Book )

12 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This historically renowned oration was presented by Socrates in his own defense after he had been formally accused of corrupting the youth of Athens. It is not an apology in the traditional sense of expressing remorse for one's actions; rather, Socrates' Apology (recorded by his faithful student and protege Plato) is a succinct and compelling defense of the brilliant philosopher's worldview, lifestyle, and teaching methods. A rewarding read for fans of philosophy and supporters of
 
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The dialogues of Plato
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Benjamin Jowett Brits auteur

Benjamin Jowett englischer Theologe und Philologe

Benjaminas Jovetas

Jourett, Benjamin 1817-1893

Jowett.

Jowett, B.

Jowett, B. 1817-1893

Jowett, William 1817-1893

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English (936)

German (3)

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The republicAristotle's PoliticsPlato's the republicProtagorasSymposiumThe lawsTimaeusMeno