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Cross-examining Socrates : a defense of the interlocutors in Plato's early dialogues

Author: John Beversluis
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is a re-reading of Plato's early dialogues from the point of view of the characters with whom Socrates engages in debate. Socrates' interlocutors are generally acknowledged to play important dialectical and dramatic roles, but no previous book has focused mainly on them. Unlike existing studies, which are thoroughly dismissive of the interlocutors and reduce them to the status of mere mouthpieces for  Read more...
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Named Person: Plato.; Socrates.; Plato.; Platon.; Socrate.; Socrates.; Plato; Socrates; Socrate; PlatÃo.; Plato; Plato.; Socrates.; Plato.; Socrates.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Beversluis
ISBN: 0521550580 9780521550581
OCLC Number: 40783796
Description: xii, 416 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Socratic interlocutor --
Elenchus and sincere assent --
Crito --
Ion --
Hippias --
Laches and Nicias --
Charmides and Critias --
Euthyphro --
Cephalus --
Polemarchus --
Thrasymachus --
Hippocrates --
Protagoras --
Gorgias --
Polus --
Callicles --
The last days of the Socratic interlocutor.
Responsibility: John Beversluis.
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This book is a re-reading of the early dialogues of Plato from the point of view of the people with whom Socrates engages in debate. It takes these interlocutors seriously and treats them as genuine  Read more...

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'This is an absolutely splendid book. Beautifully written, very original, entertaining, considerate, compassionate.' Myles Burnyeat ' ... one of the best book on Socrates to appear in many years.' Read more...

 
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