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The charmides of Plato problems and interpretations

N. van der. Ben


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  • Title:
    The charmides of Plato problems and interpretations
  • Author: N. van der. Ben
  • Description: THE CHARMIDES OF PLATO PROBLEMS AND INTERPRETATIONS; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Introduction; Summary of the contents of the Charmides; Discussion of passages; Select bibliography containing those studies referred to by their authors' names alone, in chronological order; Index of passages cited
    The Charmides is among Plato's most intriguing and perplexing dialogues. The range of subjects touched or treated is extremely wide: matters logical, epistemological, moral, ethical, political, and religious. In many cases, these are discussed in a highly inconclusive and aporetic way, especially when it comes to the subject of knowledge. Finally, the dialogue is also difficult on almost every level of its expression; mock-reasonings, misunderstandings, ironies, paradoxes, and perplexities abound. As a result, the run of its many arguments, both on the short and the long range, and its overall
  • Publication Date: 1985
  • Publisher: Amsterdam : B. R. Gruner Pub. Co.
  • Format: 1 online resource (113 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-283-90324-5;ISBN 90-272-7254-9
  • Subjects: Plato. Charmides; Plato -- Criticism and interpretation; Greek literature; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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