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Turning toward philosophy : literary device and dramatic structure in Plato's Dialogues

Author: Jill Gordon
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©1999.
Series: Literature and philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : State or province government publication   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Acknowledging the powerful impact that Plato's dialogues have had on readers, this text aims to show how the literary techniques Plato used, function philosophically to engage readers in doing  Read more...

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Gordon, Jill, 1962-
Turning toward philosophy.
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)653055165
Named Person: Plato.
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Gordon
ISBN: 0271019255 9780271019253 0271019263 9780271019260
OCLC Number: 41497129
Description: x, 182 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Analysis and Argument-Focused Methods --
An Alternative Approach --
The Project --
Dialectic --
Beyond Logic: Dialectic Tools and Practices --
Dialectic in the Meno --
Dialectic and Belief: The Socratic Disposition --
Platonic Dialectic: A Look Ahead --
Reader --
Response Theory --
Dialogue and Dialectic: A Phenomenology of Reading --
Transformation of the Self --
Only Readers? --
Drama --
Plato as Poet and Dramatist --
Plato's Works Reconsidered: Criticizing Poetry --
Plato's Works and Aristotle's Poetics --
Plato's Works: Making and Doing --
Making Characters --
Character --
Introducing Meno's Character --
Interlude --
Transformation --
Character Transformation and Plato's Project --
Beyond Character Development --
Irony --
The Definition of Socratic Irony --
The Function of Socratic Irony --
Literary Devices and Plato's Metaphysics --
Image --
The Evidence of the Phaedo --
The Evidence of Other Dialogues --
The Philosophical Effect of Images and Image-Making --
Epi-Logos.
Series Title: Literature and philosophy.
Responsibility: Jill Gordon.

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