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How the images in Plato's dialogues develop a life of their own : when his poetry trumps his philosophy

Author: Rod Jenks
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains how Plato's use of imagery in his dialogues affects his philosophy.

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Named Person: Plato.; Plato; Plato.; Plato; Platon.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rod Jenks
ISBN: 9780773439344 077343934X
OCLC Number: 738362327
Description: xxvii, 283 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Madness in the Dialogues; 2. Schisms in the Phaedrus; 3. Metaphor in the Crito; 4. The Meno and its Metaphors; 5. Some Images in Republic; 6. Suspicious Characters in the Corpus; 7. The Image and Its Place in "True Rhetoric".
Responsibility: Rod Jenks ; with a preface by Nicholas D. Smith.

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"[The author] explores a number of Plato's most perplexing images, and seeks to explain them specifically within Plato's overall philosophical program." (Prof. Nicholas D. Smith Lewis & Clark Read more...

 
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