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Jowett, Benjamin 1817-1893

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Works: 708 works in 2,783 publications in 4 languages and 103,024 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Records and correspondence  Trials, litigation, etc  History  Software  Graphic novels  Fiction  Study guides  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Other, tra, Contributor, Correspondent, în, Commentator for written text, Recipient
Classifications: JC71, 184
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The dialogues of Plato by Plato( Book )
121 editions published between 1871 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,328 libraries worldwide
The Dialogues of Plato, written between 427 and 347 B.C., rank among the most important and influential works in Western thought. Most famous are the first four, in which Plato casts his teacher Socrates as the central disputant in colloquies that brilliantly probe a vast spectrum of philosophical ideas and issues. Socrates' ancient words are still true, and the ideas found in Plato's Dialogues still form the foundation of a thinking person's education
The works of Plato by Plato( Book )
36 editions published between 1800 and 1990 in English and held by 2,456 libraries worldwide
Presents a selection of ten dialogues of Plato that represent the range and diversity of his human and intellectual interests
The republic by Plato( Book )
96 editions published between 1881 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,956 libraries worldwide
This enriched classic edition includes : A concise introduction that gives the reader important background information ; A chronology of the author's life and work ; A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context ; An outline of key themes to guide the reader's own interpretations ; Detailed explanatory notes ; Critical analysis and modern perspectives on the work ; Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction ; A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience
Symposium by Plato( Book )
53 editions published between 1892 and 2015 in English and held by 800 libraries worldwide
One of the most famous works of literature in the Western world, Plato's Symposium is also one of the most entertaining. The scene is a dinner party in Athens in 416 B.C. at which the guests - including the comic poet Aristophanes and Plato's mentor, Socrates - playfully discuss the nature of eros, or love. By turns earthly and sublime, the dialogue culminates with Socrates's famous account of the "ladder of love," an extended analysis of the many forms of eros
Protagoras by Plato( Book )
41 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and held by 544 libraries worldwide
The Protagoras is one of Plato's most entertaining dialogues. It represents Socrates at a gathering of the most celebrated and highest-earning intellectuals of the day, among them the sophist Protagoras. In flamboyant displays of both rhetoric and dialectic, Socrates and Protagoras try to out-argue one another. Their arguments range widely, from political theory to literary criticism, from education to the nature of cowardice; but in view throughout this literary and philosophical masterpiece are the questions of what part knowledge plays in a successful life, and how we may acquire the knowledge that makes for success
The laws by Plato( Book )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 144 libraries worldwide
The last of the "dialogues" by the Greek philosopher and mathematician Plato, this meditation on the nature of culture contains much that sounds outmoded to modern ears---such as discussions on slavery and the proper place of women---yet it remains an insightful examination of questions that continue to trouble us today ... -- Publisher
Timaeus by Plato( Book )
23 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Donald J. Zeyl's translation of Timaeus is presented along with his 75 page introductory essay, which discusses points of contemporary interest in the Timaeus, deals at length with long-standing and current issues of interpretation, and provides a consecutive commentary on the work as a whole
Meno by Plato( Book )
26 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 51 libraries worldwide
<DIV>About G.M.A Grube's translations of Plato: ""Unmistakably superior: more lucid, more accurate, more readable. Above all, they're lucidly adorned, unpretentious, and in translating Plato that counts a good deal. The prose is, as English prose, persuasive, cogent, and as eloquent as it can be without departing from the text. --William Arrowsmith</DIV>
Crito by Plato( Book )
18 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
There is a well-known saying that the whole of Western Philosophy is footnotes of Plato. This is because his writings have set the schema that philosophy can be said to have followed ever since. Following the teachings of Socrates, Plato's works are among the world's greatest literature. The Crito seems intended to exhibit the character of Socrates in one light only, not as the philosopher, fulfilling a divine mission and trusting in the will of heaven, but simply as the good citizen, who having been unjustly condemned is willing to give up his life in obedience to the laws of the state
Select passages from the theological writings of Benjamin Jowett ... by Benjamin Jowett( Book )
9 editions published between 1902 and 2010 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Plato's theory of knowledge; the Theaetetus and the Sophist of Plato by Plato( Book )
25 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
In the Theaetetus Plato made a pioneering contribution to one of the central problems of Western philosophy
Sophist by Plato( file )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
This is a fluent and accurate new translation of the dialogue that, all of Plato's works, has seemed to speak most directly to the interests of contemporary analytical philosophers. White's extensive introduction explores the dialogue's center themes, its connection with related discussions in other dialogues, and its implication for the interpretation of Plato's metaphysics
Gorgias by Plato( Book )
21 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 22 libraries worldwide
There is a well-known saying that the whole of Western Philosophy is footnotes of Plato. This is because his writings have set the schema that philosophy can be said to have followed ever since. Following under the teachings of Socrates, Plato's works are among the world's greatest literature. In the Gorgias, as in nearly all the other dialogues of Plato, we are made aware that formal logic has as yet no existence. The dialogue naturally falls into three divisions, to which the three characters of Gorgias, Polus, and Callicles respectively correspond; and the form and manner change with the stages of the argument
Charmides, or temperance by Plato( file )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 18 libraries worldwide
There is a well-known saying that the whole of Western Philosophy is footnotes of Plato. This is because his writings have set the schema that philosophy can be said to have followed ever since. Following the teachings of Socrates, Plato's works are among the world's greatest literature. This is a dialogue in which Socrates asks Charmids to explain his conception of the modesty which he possesses. The dialogue leads to a confession of ignorance
Critias by Plato( file )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 17 libraries worldwide
There is a well-known saying that the whole of Western Philosophy is footnotes of Plato. This is because his writings have set the schema that philosophy can be said to have followed ever since. Following the teachings of Socrates, Plato's works are among the world's greatest literature. This book provides a detailed description of Atlantis and its people as well as information about the ancient Athenians
Apology of Socrates by Plato( Book )
16 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
This historically renowned oration was presented by Socrates in his own defense after he had been formally accused of corrupting the youth of Athens. It is not an apology in the traditional sense of expressing remorse for one's actions; rather, Socrates' Apology (recorded by his faithful student and protege Plato) is a succinct and compelling defense of the brilliant philosopher's worldview, lifestyle, and teaching methods. A rewarding read for fans of philosophy and supporters of
Plato's Euthyphro by Plato( Book )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
There is a well-known saying that the whole of Western Philosophy is footnotes of Plato. This is because his writings have set the schema that philosophy can be said to have followed ever since. Following under the teachings of Socrates, Plato's works are among the world's greatest literature. The Euthyphro is one of the short dialogues by which Plato commemorated Socrates's technique and manner in questioning people
The interpretation of Scripture and other essays by Benjamin Jowett( Book )
10 editions published between 1800 and 2010 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Philebus by Plato( Book )
15 editions published between 1871 and 2008 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
In The Tragedy and Comedy of Life, Seth Benardete focuses on the idea of the good in what is widely regarded as one of Plato's most challenging and complex dialogues, the Philebus. Traditionally the Philebus is interpreted as affirming the doctrine that the good resides in thought and mind rather than in pleasure or the body. Benardete challenges this view, arguing that Socrates vindicates the life of the mind over against the life of pleasure not by separating the two and advocating a strict asceticism, but by mixing pleasure and pain with mind in such a way that the philosophic life emerges as the only possible human life. Benardete combines a probing and challenging commentary that subtly mirrors and illumines the complexities of this dialogue with the finest English translation of the Philebus yet available. The result is a work that will be of great value to classicists, philosophers, and political theorists alike
The life and letters of Benjamin Jowett ... Master of Balliol College, Oxford by Evelyn Abbott( Book )
3 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Benjamin Jowett Brits auteur
Benjamin Jowett englischer Theologe und Philologe
Benjaminas Jovetas
Jourett, Benjamin 1817-1893
Jowett.
Jowett, B.
Jowett, B. 1817-1893
Jowett, William 1817-1893
Джоуитт, Бенджамин
조웨트, 벤자민 1817-1893
ベンジャミン・ジャウエット
本杰明·乔伊特
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