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Plato

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Works: 9,150 works in 51,683 publications in 45 languages and 843,757 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Trials, litigation, etc  Utopian fiction  Biography  Lectures  Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  History  Biographies  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Creator, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Attributed name, Dedicatee, alt, Honoree, Dubious author, Translator, Editor, wat
Classifications: JC71, 184
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Most widely held works by Plato
The republic by Plato( Book )

1,774 editions published between 1551 and 2017 in 28 languages and held by 16,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New translation of Plato's Republic
Phaedo by Plato( Book )

1,487 editions published between 1536 and 2017 in 27 languages and held by 7,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The notes also aim to provide the kind of help with Plato's Greek which is needed by comparative beginners in the language, but the commentary is intended for any student, classical scholar, or philosopher with an interest in the close reading of Plato
Gorgias by Plato( Book )

625 editions published between 1540 and 2017 in 22 languages and held by 5,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though Gorgias was a Sicilian teacher of oratory, the dialogue is more concerned with ethics than with the art of public speaking. The ability, professed particularly by the Sophists, to make the worse cause appear the better, struck Plato as the source of all corruption. The dialogue's chief interest lies, not in Gorgias' courteous outline of his art, but in the clash between Socrates, the true philosopher, and Callicles, a young Athenian of the stamp of Alcibiades, who brashly maintains that might is right
The Republic of Plato by Plato( Book )

537 editions published between 1852 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 5,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A model for the ideal state includes discussion of the nature and application of justice, the role of the philosopher in society, the goals of education, and the effects of art upon character. Bibliogs
Protagoras by Plato( Book )

767 editions published between 1736 and 2015 in 21 languages and held by 5,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In addition to its interest as one of Plato's most brilliant dramatic masterpieces, the Protagoras presents a vivid picture of the crisis of fifth-century Greek thought, in which traditional values and conceptions of humanity were subjected to criticism of the Sophists and to the far more radical criticism of Socrates. The dialogue deals with many themes which are central to the ethical theories which Plato developed under the influence of Socrates, notably, the nature of human excellence, the relation of knowledge to right conduct, and the place of pleasure in the good life. This revised edition includes a new preface and introduction, as well as numerous changes to the translation and commentary
The dialogues of Plato by Plato( Book )

179 editions published between 1779 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a translation of the Greek philosopher's works
Meno by Plato( Book )

349 editions published between 1535 and 2016 in 19 languages and held by 2,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Timaeus by Plato( Book )

302 editions published between 1532 and 2017 in 15 languages and held by 2,129 WorldCat member 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
The trial of Socrates : (with chapters on his life, teaching, and personality) by Plato( Book )

521 editions published between 1549 and 2017 in 18 languages and held by 1,924 WorldCat member 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
Phaedrus by Plato( Book )

101 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring some of Plato's most soaringly lyrical passages, the "Phaedrus" investigates the soul's erotic longing and its relationship to the whole cosmos, as well as enquiring into the nature of rhetoric and the problem of writing
Plato's Parmenides by Plato( Book )

75 editions published between 1821 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This work presents an illuminating new translation of the dialogue together with an extensive introduction and running commentary, giving a unified explanation of the Parmenides and integrating it firmly within the context of Plato's metaphysics and methodology." "Scolnicov shows that in the Parmenides Plato addresses the most serious challenge to his own philosophy: the monism of Parmenides and the Eleatics. In addition to providing a serious rebuttal to Parmenides, Plato here reformulates his own theory of forms and participation, arguments that are central to the whole of Platonic thought, and provides these concepts with a rigorous logical and philosophical foundation. In Scolnicov's analysis, the Parmenides emerges as an extension of ideas from Plato's middle dialogues and as an opening to the later dialogues." "This translation follows the Greek closely, and the commentary affords the Greekless reader a clear understanding of how Scolnicov's interpretation emerges from the text. This volume will provide a valuable introduction and framework for understanding a dialogue that continues to generate lively discussion today."--Jacket
Parmenides' lesson : translation and explication of Plato's Parmenides by Plato( Book )

130 editions published between 1728 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A dialogue in which old Parmenides advises the youthful Socrates to argue by the Zenonian method. This is one of Plato's dialectical dialogues"--Provided by publisher
The collected dialogues of Plato, including the letters by Plato( Book )

93 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents outstanding translations of the Greek philosopher's works by leading British and American scholars of the last century
Cratylus by Plato( Book )

128 editions published between 1770 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PLATO, the great philosopher of Athens, son of Ariston, was born in 427 B.C. In early manhood admirer of Socrates, he later founded the famous school of philosophy in the grove Academus. Much else recorded of his life is uncertain; that he left Athens for a time after Socrates' execution is probable; that later he went to Cyrene, Egypt, and Sicily is possible; that he was wealthy is likely; that he was critical of 'advanced' democracy is obvious. He lived to be 80 years old. Linguistic tests including those of computer science still try to establish the order of his extant philosophical dialogues, written in splendid prose and revealing Socrates' mind fused with Plato's thought. In Laches, Charmides, and Lysis, Socrates and others discuss separate ethical conceptions. Protagoras, Io, and Meno discuss whether righteousness can be taught. In Gorias, Socrates is estranged from his city's thought, and his fate is impending. The Apology (not a dialogue), Crito, Euthyphro, and the unforgettable Phaedo relate to the trial and death of Socrates and propound the immortality of the soul. In the famous Symposium and Phaedrus, written when Socrates was still alive, we find the origin and meaning of love. Cratylus discusses the nature of language and the great masterpiece in 10 books, the Republic, concerns righteousness (and involves education, equality of the sexes, socialism, communism, and even abolition of slavery). Of the 6 so called 'dialectical" dialogues Euthydemus deals with philosophy; meta-physical Parmenides about general concepts and absolute being; Theaetetus reasons about the theory of knowledge; of its sequels, Sophist deals with not-being; Politicus with good and bad statesmanship and governments; Philebus with what is good. The Timaeus seeks the origin of the visible universe out of abstract geometrical elements. The unfinished Critias treats of lost Atlantis. Unfinished also is Plato's last work of the 12 books Laws (Socrates is absent from it), a critical discussion of principles of law which Plato thought the Greeks might accept. Of a dozen other extant dialogues and also some letters a few may be genuine. Six other extant dialogues have been rejected as spurious since ancient times
Sophist by Plato( Book )

79 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 473 WorldCat member 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
Plato : the man and his work by A. E Taylor( Book )

3 editions published between 1926 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title provides an introduction to Plato's work that gives a clear statement of what Plato has to say about the problems of thought and life
The Philebus of Plato : with a revised text and English notes by Plato( Book )

7 editions published between 1860 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this work, one of the late Socratic dialogues, Socrates and his companions discuss the relative value of pleasure and knowledge
The development of Plato's political theory by George Klosko( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like the first edition, this edition of The Development of Plato's Political Theory provides a clear, scholarly account of Plato's political theory in the context of the social and political events of his time. This second edition has been thoroughly revised to take into account scholarly developments during the last twenty years. - ;Since its publication twenty years ago, the first edition of this work has been the closest thing to a standard book on Plato's political theory. Like the first edition, this edition of The Development of Plato's Political Theory provides a clear, scholarly accoun
Plato and Platonism; a series of lectures by Walter Pater( Book )

2 editions published between 1905 and 1925 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This important new series, under the editorship of a preeminent American scholar, revivifies some of the most influential classics of nineteenth-century literary thought. Forerunners of our aesthetic sensibility, these volumes are a great voice from the last century calling us to ourselves
 
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