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The being of the beautiful Plato's Theaetetus, Sophist, and Statesman

Plato. Seth Benardete


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  • Title:
    The being of the beautiful Plato's Theaetetus, Sophist, and Statesman
  • Author: Plato.
  • Seth Benardete
  • Description: Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Guide for the Reader; Theaetetus; Theaetetus Commentary; Sophist; Sophist Commentary; Statesman; Statesman Commentary; Selected Bibliography; Index;
    The Being of the Beautiful collects Plato's three dialogues, the Theaetetus, Sophist, and Statesmen, in which Socrates formulates his conception of philosophy while preparing for trial. Renowned classicist Seth Benardete's careful translations clearly illuminate the dramatic and philosophical unity of these dialogues and highlight Plato's subtle interplay of language and structure. Extensive notes and commentaries, furthermore, underscore the trilogy's motifs and relationships. "The translations are masterpieces of literalness. . . . They are honest, accurate, and give the reader a wonderful s
  • Publication Date: c1984
  • Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (592 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-281-96621-5;ISBN 9786611966218;ISBN 0-226-67039-2
  • Subjects: Plato. Theaetetus; Plato. Sophist; Plato. Statesman; Knowledge, Theory of -- Early works to 1800; Sophists (Greek philosophy) -- Early works to 1800; Methodology -- Early works to 1800; Ontology -- Early works to 1800; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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