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Plato

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Works: 3,505 works in 7,231 publications in 7 languages and 34,081 library holdings
Genres: Trials, litigation, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Creator, Other, Contributor, Dedicatee
Classifications: B358, 184
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The works of Plato by Plato ( Book )
105 editions published between 1800 and 2008 in English and held by 3,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a selection of ten dialogues of Plato that represent the range and diversity of his human and intellectual interests
Laws by Plato ( )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,468 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 Laws are discussed by three representatives of Athens, Crete, and Sparta. The Athenian, as might be expected, is the protagonist or chief speaker, while the second place is assigned to the Cretan, who, as one of the leaders of a new colony, has a special interest in the conversation. At least four-fifths of the answers are put into his mouth. The Spartan is every inch a soldier, a man of few words himself, better at deeds than words
The laws by Plato ( Book )
67 editions published between 1921 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
PLATO, the great philosopher of Athens, son of Ariston, was born in 427 B.C. In early manhood admirer of Socrates, he later founded the famous school of philosophy in the grove Academus. Much else recorded of his life is uncertain; that he left Athens for a time after Socrates' execution is probable; that later he went to Cyrene, Egypt, and Sicily is possible; that he was wealthy is likely; that he was critical of 'advanced' democracy is obvious. He lived to be 80 years old. Linguistic tests including those of computer science still try to establish the order of his extant philosophical dialogues, written in splendid prose and revealing Socrates' mind fused with Plato's thought. In Laches, Charmides, and Lysis, Socrates and others discuss separate ethical conceptions. Protagoras, Io, and Meno discuss whether righteousness can be taught. In Gorias, Socrates is estranged from his city's thought, and his fate is impending. The Apology (not a dialogue), Crito, Euthyphro, and the unforgettable Phaedo relate to the trial and death of Socrates and propound the immortality of the soul. In the famous Symposium and Phaedrus, written when Socrates was still alive, we find the origin and meaning of love. Cratylus discusses the nature of language and the great masterpiece in 10 books, the Republic, concerns righteousness (and involves education, equality of the sexes, socialism, communism, and even abolition of slavery). Of the 6 so called 'dialectical" dialogues Euthydemus deals with philosophy; meta-physical Parmenides about general concepts and absolute being; Theaetetus reasons about the theory of knowledge; of its sequels, Sophist deals with not-being; Politicus with good and bad statesmanship and governments; Philebus with what is good. The Timaeus seeks the origin of the visible universe out of abstract geometrical elements. The unfinished Critias treats of lost Atlantis. Unfinished also is Plato's last work of the 12 books Laws (Socrates is absent from it), a critical discussion of principles of law which Plato thought the Greeks might accept. Of a dozen other extant dialogues and also some letters a few may be genuine. Six other extant dialogues have been rejected as spurious since ancient times
The apology by Plato ( )
10 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 1,366 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
The Apology of Plato, with a revised text and English notes, and a digest of Platonic idioms by Plato ( Book )
61 editions published between 1867 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dialogues of Plato; selections from the translation of Benjamin Jowett by Plato ( Book )
35 editions published between 1893 and 1961 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The laws by Plato ( Book )
8 editions published between 1934 and 1969 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Io a dialogue of Plato, concerning poetry by Plato ( )
16 editions published between 1759 and 1784 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Platonis Euthyphro ; Apologia Socratis ; Crito ; Phaedo by Plato ( Book )
95 editions published between 1849 and 1927 in 6 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Apology by Plato ( Book )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in Greek, Ancient and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The works of Plato, viz. his fifty-five dialogues, and twelve epistles by Plato ( Book )
12 editions published between 1804 and 1979 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ménon by Plato ( Book )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in French and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le texte lui-même occupe 80 pages. Le reste est consacré à une importante introduction et à des notes abondantes. [SDM]
Apologie des Sokrates by Plato ( Book )
46 editions published between 1877 and 1965 in 5 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dialogues of Plato: by Plato ( )
10 editions published in 1759 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The greater Hippias a dialogue of Plato concerning the beautifull by Plato ( )
9 editions published between 1759 and 1769 in English and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Platons Staat by Plato ( Book )
18 editions published between 1909 and 1925 in German and Undetermined and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Verteidigung des Sokrates : Kriton by Plato ( Book )
51 editions published between 1909 and 1967 in 4 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mini-uitgave van vertaling van de Apologie
Phaidon by Plato ( Book )
37 editions published between 1861 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The apology by Plato ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1971 and 1978 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The speech made by Socrates, as related by Plato, in answer to the charge of impiety that was brought against him
Platons Menon by Plato ( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in German and Undetermined and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Aflaṭôn v427-v347
Aflāṭūn
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Aplaton.
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Aristokle
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Plato, 427-347 f.Kr.
Plato, 427-347 př. Kr.
Plato, 428?-347 B.C
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Plâton.
Platon (0427?-0348?av.J.-C.).
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Platon, approximately 428 B.C.-347 B.C.
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Πλάτων
Πλάτων, 427-347 π.Χ.
אפלטון
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