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Plato

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Works: 12,893 works in 54,198 publications in 42 languages and 829,838 library holdings
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Roles: Author, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Creator, Attributed name, Dedicatee, Honoree, Dubious author, Editor, alt, Collector, Translator, Composer, Author of dialog
Classifications: JC71, 184
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Most widely held works by Plato
The republic by Plato( Book )

1,708 editions published between 1551 and 2017 in 26 languages and held by 17,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

696 editions published between 1745 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 6,108 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 )

611 editions published between 1540 and 2016 in 22 languages and held by 5,758 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 )

783 editions published between 1736 and 2015 in 21 languages and held by 5,593 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
Symposium by Plato( Book )

697 editions published between 1782 and 2016 in 18 languages and held by 3,529 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
Phaedrus by Plato( Book )

226 editions published between 1810 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 3,257 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
Philebus by Plato( Book )

238 editions published between 1770 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Tragedy and Comedy of Life, Seth Benardete focuses on the idea of the good in what is widely regarded as one of Plato's most challenging and complex dialogues, the Philebus. Traditionally the Philebus is interpreted as affirming the doctrine that the good resides in thought and mind rather than in pleasure or the body. Benardete challenges this view, arguing that Socrates vindicates the life of the mind over against the life of pleasure not by separating the two and advocating a strict asceticism, but by mixing pleasure and pain with mind in such a way that the philosophic life emerges as the only possible human life. Benardete combines a probing and challenging commentary that subtly mirrors and illumines the complexities of this dialogue with the finest English translation of the Philebus yet available. The result is a work that will be of great value to classicists, philosophers, and political theorists alike
The dialogues of Plato by Plato( Book )

66 editions published between 1898 and 2010 in English and held by 2,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dialogues of Plato, written between 427 and 347 B.C., rank among the most important and influential works in Western thought. Most famous are the first four, in which Plato casts his teacher Socrates as the central disputant in colloquies that brilliantly probe a vast spectrum of philosophical ideas and issues. Socrates' ancient words are still true, and the ideas found in Plato's Dialogues still form the foundation of a thinking person's education
Plato's Sophist by Plato( Book )

363 editions published between 1577 and 2016 in 17 languages and held by 2,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Theaetetus Plato made a pioneering contribution to one of the central problems of Western philosophy
The Apology, Phaedo, and Crito of Plato by Plato( Book )

66 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in English and held by 2,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three dialogues that epitomize the Socratic question-and-answer style turned philosophy, with the inevitable conclusion of his death in the Apology
Meno by Plato( Book )

204 editions published between 1535 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,394 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 )

267 editions published between 1532 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 1,998 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
Apology of Socrates by Plato( Book )

672 editions published between 1668 and 2016 in 20 languages and held by 1,940 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
Plato's Parmenides by Plato( Book )

66 editions published between 1865 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,274 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 )

225 editions published between 1774 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 1,252 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
Plato's Euthyphro by Plato( Book )

289 editions published between 1745 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 885 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 under the teachings of Socrates, Plato's works are among the world's greatest literature. The Euthyphro is one of the short dialogues by which Plato commemorated Socrates's technique and manner in questioning people
Cratylus by Plato( Book )

117 editions published between 1770 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 705 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
Crito by Plato( Book )

118 editions published between 1592 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 492 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
Euthydemus by Plato( Book )

61 editions published between 1833 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English translation of Plato's dialogue of Socrates and two prominent Sophists, Euthydemus and Dionysodorus, and their conflicting philosophical views, of which Plato satirizes the logical fallacies of the Sophists
Laches by Plato( Book )

92 editions published between 1736 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 299 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
 
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Aflāṭūn

Aflāṭūn 428-348 v.Chr

Aflāṭūn ca. 427- ca. 348 av. J.-C.

Aflāṭūn v427-v347

Aflotun

Aplaton

Aplaton 428 o 7-348 o 7 aC

Aplaton ca. 427- ca. 348 av. J.-C.

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Aristocles

Aristokle

Aristokles.

Aristokles v427-v347

Arystokles

Báik-lăk-dù

Bolatu

Bolatu 06861733X.

Bolatu ca. 427- ca. 348 av. J.-C.

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Eflâtun

Eflatun 428-348 v.Chr

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Iplatŵn

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Pileetoo

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Pʹŭllatʹon ca. 427- ca. 348 av. J.-C.

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Pʹuratʹon ca. 427- ca. 348 av. J.-C.

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أفلاطون

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प्लेटो

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প্লেটো

ਅਫਲਾਤੂਨ

પ્લેટો ગ્રીક ફિલસુફ

ପ୍ଳାଟୋ ଗ୍ରୀକ ଦାର୍ଶନିକ

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ప్లేటో

ಪ್ಲೇಟೊ

പ്ലേറ്റോ

ප්ලේටෝ plato

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ပလေးတိုး

პლატონი

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푸라톤

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플라톤

플라톤 B.C.427-B.C.347

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ផ្លាតូ

プラトーン

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