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The rhetoric of morality and philosophy : Plato's Gorgias and Phaedrus

Author: Seth Benardete
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Interprets and pairs two important Platonic dialogs, the Gorgias and the Phaedrus, illuminating Socrates' notion of rhetoric and Plato's conception of morality and eros in the human soul. This book  Read more...

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Named Person: Plato.; Plato.; Plato; Plato; Platon (0427?-0348? av. J.-C.).; Platon (0427?-0348? av. J.-C.).; Platon; Plato.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Seth Benardete
ISBN: 0226042405 9780226042404
OCLC Number: 21906991
Description: 205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Figures --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. Gorgias 447a1-461b2 --
2. Polus 461b3-481b5 --
3. Callicles 1 481b6-499b3 --
4. Callicles 2 499b4-527e7 --
5. Phaedrus --
6. Phaedrus and Socrates 227a1-230e5 --
7. Lysias 230e6-237a6 --
8. Socrates 1 237a7-242a2 --
9. Socrates' Daimonion 242a3-243e8 --
10. Socrates 2 243e9257b6 --
11. Writing 257b7-258d6--
12. Horses and Asses 258d7-260d2--
13. The Art of Speeches 260d3-262c4 --
14. Lysias and Socrates Examined 262c5-266c1 --
15. Rhetoric 266c274b4 --
16. An Egyptian Story 274b6-278b6 --
17. Lysias and Isocrates 278b7-279c8 --
Epilogue --
Indices.
Responsibility: Seth Benardete.
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