skip to content
Laches ; Protagoras ; Meno ; Euthydemus Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Laches ; Protagoras ; Meno ; Euthydemus

Author: Plato.; W R M Lamb; Protagoras.
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press ; London : W. Heinemann, 1977.
Series: Plato in twelve volumes, 2.; Loeb classical library, 165.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
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  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Named Person: Socrates.; Socrates.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Plato.; W R M Lamb; Protagoras.
ISBN: 0674991834 9780674991835 0434991651 9780434991655
OCLC Number: 854861682
Notes: Greek and English on opposite pages.
Reprint of 1924 ed.
Description: xx, 507 pages ; 17 cm.
Contents: Preface --
General introduction --
List of Plato's works --
Laches --
Protagoras --
Meno --
Euthydemus --
Index.
Series Title: Plato in twelve volumes, 2.; Loeb classical library, 165.
Other Titles: Works.
Meno.
Euthydemus.
Responsibility: Plato ; with an English translation by W.R.M Lamb.

Abstract:

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.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(3)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/854861682> # Laches ; Protagoras ; Meno ; Euthydemus
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/854861682#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ; # Works. 1924
   library:oclcnum "854861682" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1863466674#Place/cambridge_ma> ; # Cambridge, MA
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1863466674#CreativeWork/euthydemus> ; # Euthydemus.
   rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1863466674#CreativeWork/meno> ; # Meno.
   rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1863466674#CreativeWork/protagoras> ; # Protagoras.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1147309> ; # Temperance
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/B358> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/881609> ; # Courage
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1863466674#Person/socrates> ; # Socrates.
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1863466674#Person/protagoras> ; # Protagoras.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/109912386> ; # Walter Rangeley Maitland Lamb
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1863466674#Person/plato> ; # Plato.
   schema:copyrightYear "1924" ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1863466674#Person/plato> ; # Plato.
   schema:datePublished "1977" ;
   schema:description "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."@en ;
   schema:description "Preface -- General introduction -- List of Plato's works -- Laches -- Protagoras -- Meno -- Euthydemus -- Index."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1863466674> ; # Works. 1924
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1863466674#Series/loeb_classical_library_greek_authors> ; # Loeb classical library ; Greek authors.
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1863466674#Series/loeb_classical_library> ; # Loeb classical library ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1863466674#Series/plato_in_twelve_volumes> ; # Plato in twelve volumes ;
   schema:name "Laches ; Protagoras ; Meno ; Euthydemus"@en ;
   schema:productID "854861682" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/854861682#PublicationEvent/cambridge_ma_harvard_university_press_london_w_heinemann_1977> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1863466674#Agent/harvard_university_press> ; # Harvard University Press
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1863466674#Agent/w_heinemann> ; # W. Heinemann
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780434991655> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780674991835> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/854861682> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1863466674#Agent/harvard_university_press> # Harvard University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Harvard University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1863466674#Person/protagoras> # Protagoras.
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:givenName "Protagoras" ;
   schema:name "Protagoras." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1863466674#Series/loeb_classical_library> # Loeb classical library ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/854861682> ; # Laches ; Protagoras ; Meno ; Euthydemus
   schema:name "Loeb classical library ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1863466674#Series/loeb_classical_library_greek_authors> # Loeb classical library ; Greek authors.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/854861682> ; # Laches ; Protagoras ; Meno ; Euthydemus
   schema:name "Loeb classical library ; Greek authors." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1863466674#Series/plato_in_twelve_volumes> # Plato in twelve volumes ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/854861682> ; # Laches ; Protagoras ; Meno ; Euthydemus
   schema:name "Plato in twelve volumes ;" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1147309> # Temperance
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Temperance"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/881609> # Courage
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Courage"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/109912386> # Walter Rangeley Maitland Lamb
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1882" ;
   schema:deathDate "1961" ;
   schema:familyName "Lamb" ;
   schema:givenName "Walter Rangeley Maitland" ;
   schema:givenName "W. R. M." ;
   schema:name "Walter Rangeley Maitland Lamb" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1863466674> # Works. 1924
   schema:name "Works. 1924" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780434991655>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0434991651" ;
   schema:isbn "9780434991655" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780674991835>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0674991834" ;
   schema:isbn "9780674991835" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.