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Most widely held works by Plato
The republic by Plato( Book )

211 editions published between 1825 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 7,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

639 editions published between 1540 and 2017 in 22 languages and held by 5,787 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
Protagoras by Plato( Book )

772 editions published between 1736 and 2015 in 22 languages and held by 5,415 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 )

185 editions published between 1779 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a translation of the Greek philosopher's works
The last days of Socrates by Plato( Book )

131 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socrates spent a lifetime analysing ethical issues, and the Euthyphro finds him outside the court-house, still debating the nature of piety with an arrogant acquaintance. The Apology is both a robust rebuttal to the charges of impiety and corrupting young minds and a definitive defence of the philosopher's life. Later, condemned and imprisoned in the Crito, Socrates counters the arguments of friends urging him to escape. And finally, in the Phaedo, Plato shows him calmly confident in the face of death, skilfully arguing the case for the immortality of the soul. Such works, as Harold Tarrant explains in his fine introduction to this revised edition, are no longer regarded by scholars as direct transcriptions of real events; their power to move us - and to challenge our moral assumptions - remains undiminished
Symposium by Plato( Book )

247 editions published between 1782 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 2,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A master piece of dramatic dialogue, Plato has few rivals, and in The Symposium he is at his most incisive and entertaining
Meno by Plato( Book )

211 editions published between 1535 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and essays edited by Malcom Brown: St. Augustine / From On the teacher ; G.W. Leibniz / From Discourse on metaphysics ; Friedrich Nietzsche / From Introduction to the study of the Platonic dialogues ; F.M. Cornford / Anamnesis; Karl Popper / The nature of philosophical problems and their roots in science ; H.-P. Stahl / beginnings of propositional logic in Plato ; Malcolm Brown / Plato disapproves of the slave-boy's answer ; Gilbert Ryle / Teaching and training ; Martin Andic / Inquiry and virtue in the Meno
Philebus by Plato( Book )

195 editions published between 1 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,224 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 works of Plato by Plato( Book )

74 editions published between 1701 and 1996 in English and held by 2,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a selection of ten dialogues of Plato that represent the range and diversity of his human and intellectual interests
Phaedrus by Plato( Book )

147 editions published between 1810 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 1,964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Phaedrus is widely recognized as one of Plato's most profound and beautiful works. It takes the form of a dialogue between Socrates and Phaedrus and its ostensible subject is love, especially homoerotic love. Socrates reveals it to be a kind of divine madness that can allow our souls to grow wings and soar to their greatest heights. Then the conversation changes direction and turns to a discussion of rhetoric, which must be based on truth passionately sought, thus allying it to philosophy. The dialogue closes by denigrating the value of the written word in any context, compared to the living teaching of a Socratic philosopher." "The shifts of topic and register have given rise to doubts about the unity of the dialogue, doubts which are addressed in the introduction to this volume. Full explanatory notes also elucidate issues throughout the dialogue that might puzzle a modern reader."--Jacket
Phaedrus by Plato( Book )

99 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,412 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 1,283 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
Crito : a Socratic dialogue by Plato( Book )

428 editions published between 1540 and 2017 in 20 languages and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a well-known saying that the whole of Western Philosophy is footnotes of Plato. This is because his writings have set the schema that philosophy can be said to have followed ever since. Following the teachings of Socrates, Plato's works are among the world's greatest literature. The Crito seems intended to exhibit the character of Socrates in one light only, not as the philosopher, fulfilling a divine mission and trusting in the will of heaven, but simply as the good citizen, who having been unjustly condemned is willing to give up his life in obedience to the laws of the state
Parmenides' lesson : translation and explication of Plato's Parmenides by Plato( Book )

143 editions published between 1774 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 1,004 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
Timaeus and Critias by Plato( Book )

50 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Timaeus, one of Plato's acknowledged masterpieces, is an attempt to construct the universe and explain its contents by means of as few axioms as possible. The result is a brilliant, bizarre, and surreal cosmos - the product of the rational thinking of a creator god and his astral assistants, and of purely mechanistic causes based on the behaviour of the four elements. At times dazzlingly clear, at times intriguingly opaque, this was state-of-the-art science in the middle of the fourth century BC. The world is presented as a battlefield of forces that are unified only by the will of God, who had to do the best he could with recalcitrant building materials"--Page 4 of cover
The collected dialogues of Plato, including the letters by Plato( Book )

82 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

64 editions published between 1833 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Euthydemus (Euthydemos)", is a discussion between Plato, Socrates and two brothers, Euthydemus and Dionysodorus
Laches by Plato( Book )

93 editions published between 1736 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Web site is part of a large, online resource that is dedicated to the collection, preservation, and presentation of educational material. In this particular section, visitors have access to an electronic version of the book, Laches, by Plato. Come and explore ancient Greek thought and the classic philosophies of Plato and determine which ideas are consistent with modern thinking and which are not. Visitors can approach the site by individual part and can skip ahead or backwards at any time
The laws of Plato by Plato( Book )

39 editions published between 1832 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Athenian philosopher Plato was born in 427 BCE and lived to be eighty. Acknowledged masterpieces among his works are the Symposium, which explores love in its many aspects, from physical desire to pursuit of the beautiful and the good, and the Republic, which concerns righteousness and also treats education, gender, society, and slavery
Lysis by Plato( Book )

42 editions published between 1551 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Socrates, Lysis, and Menexenus try to define friendship. The dialogue leads to a confession of ignorance"--Provided by publisher
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