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Clitophon's challenge : dialectic in Plato's Meno, Phaedo, and Republic

Author: Hugh H Benson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hugh H. Benson explores Plato's answer to Clitophon's challenge, the question of how one can acquire the knowledge Socrates argues is essential to human flourishing-knowledge we all seem to lack.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Plato.; Plato.; Plato.; Plato.; Socrates.; Socrates.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh H Benson
ISBN: 9780199324842 0199324840
OCLC Number: 904248993
Description: 1 online resource (x, 318 pages).
Contents: Clitophon's challenge --
Learning from others in the elenctic dialogues --
Meno's paradox & the theory of recollection --
The method of hypothesis : not a mere second best --
The method of hypothesis : a preliminary sketch --
The method of hypothesis : Socrates at work in the Meno --
The method of hypothesis : Socrates at work in the Phaedo --
The method of hypothesis : Socrates at work in the Republic --
Dialectic in the Republic.
Responsibility: Hugh H. Benson.
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