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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:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An attempt to explain how Plato's use of imagery in his dialogues affects his philosophy.
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Jenks, Rod.
How the images in Plato's dialogues develop a life of their own.
Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011028434
(OCoLC)738362327
Named Person: Plato.; Plato; Plato.; Plato; Plato.; Plato
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rod Jenks
ISBN: 9780773418424 0773418423
OCLC Number: 809539192
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 283 pages)
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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