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Allen, Reginald E. 1931-2007

Overview
Works: 70 works in 368 publications in 3 languages and 14,364 library holdings
Genres: Utopian fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Fiction  Study guides  Biography  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Commentator, Other
Classifications: JC71, 184
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Most widely held works by Reginald E Allen
Plato's Parmenides by Plato( )

23 editions published between 1900 and 1997 in English and held by 2,724 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
The dialogues of Plato by Plato( )

6 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 2,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Socrates and legal obligation by Reginald E Allen( Book )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socrates and Legal Obligation was first published in 1981. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Charged with "impiety" and sentenced to death under the law of Athens, Socrates did not try to disprove the charges or to escape death, but rather held to a different kind of rhetoric, aiming not at persuasion but at truth. In Socrates and Legal Obligation, R.E. Allen contends that Plato's works on Socrates' acceptance of death-the Apology and the Crito - should be considered together and as such constitute a profound treatment of law and of obligation to law. Allen's study of Socrates' thought on these vital issues is accompanied by his own translations of the Apology and the Crito
Ion ; Hippias minor ; Laches ; Protagoras by Plato( )

10 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symposium by Plato( )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 1,429 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
Greek philosophy : Thales to Aristotle by Reginald E Allen( Book )

35 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings in the History of Philosophy is organized chronologically; thus, each volume may be used independently as introductory, comparative, or reference material in a wide range of courses in philosophy and humanities. Taken together, these eight volumes form an integrated series that skillfully illustrates the contributions and influence of the major figures of Western philosophy from the Greeks to the present
Studies in Plato's metaphysics by Reginald E Allen( Book )

44 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Did Plato abandon, or modify, the 'Theory of Forms' in later life? In the 'Phaedo', 'Symposium' and 'Republic' it is agreed that Plato held that universals exist. But in 'Parmenides', he subjected that theory to criticism. If the criticism were valid, and Plato knew so, then 'Parmenides' marks a turning point in his thought
Plato's 'Euthyphro' and earlier theory of Forms by Reginald E Allen( Book )

30 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plato's 'Euthyphro' is important because it gives an excellent example of Socratic dialogue in operation and of the connection of that dialectic with Plato's earlier 'Theory of Forms'. This edition of the dialogue provides a translation with interspersed commentary
Studies in presocratic philosophy by David J Furley( Book )

28 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

XI ANAXIMANDER AND THE BEGINNINGS OF GREEK PHILOSOPHY -- XII SOME PROBLEMS IN ANAXIMANDER -- XIII THE PYTHAGOREANS AND GREEK MATHEMATICS -- XIV THE DISCOVERY OF INCOMMENSURABILITY BY HIPPASUS OF METAPONTUM -- XV ON HERACLITUS
The republic by Plato( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This edition, intended for the student and general reader, is accompanied by Allen's notes and introduction. The Republic is, of course, many things: metaphysics and epistemology, moral psychology and ethics, educational theory and aesthetics, and poetry and eschatology. In his introduction, Allen takes up its threshold question - the political - and argues that its particular formulation by Plato had a direct and profound influence on the Founding Fathers and the development of American constitutional law."--Jacket
Euthyphro ; Apology ; Crito ; Meno ; Gorgias ; Menexenus by Reginald E Allen( )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in Presocratic philosophy by David J Furley( Book )

18 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

XIV ONE WORLD OR MANY IN ANAXAGORAS? -- XV THE PHYSICAL THEORY OF ANAXAGORAS -- XVI ETHICS AND PHYSICS IN DEMOCRITUS -- INDEX LOCORUM -- I Presocratic Philosophers -- II Other Ancient Philosophers and Commentators
The dialogues of Plato by Plato( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Plato's Parmenides : translation and analysis by Reginald E Allen( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Studies in Presocratic philosophy by David J Furley( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dialogues of Plato by Plato( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This translation of four of Plato's dialogues brings these classic texts alive for modern readers. Allen introduces and comments on the dialogues in an accessible way, inviting the reader to re-examine the issues Plato continually raises
The dialogues of Plato by Plato( Book )

9 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Attalid kingdom : a constitutional history by Reginald E Allen( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dialogues of Plato by Plato( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogues by Platón( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ion ; Hippias minor ; Laches ; Protagoras The dialogues of Plato
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The dialogues of PlatoIon ; Hippias minor ; Laches ; ProtagorasSymposiumGreek philosophy : Thales to AristotleThe republicEuthyphro ; Apology ; Crito ; Meno ; Gorgias ; MenexenusThe dialogues of PlatoPlato's Parmenides : translation and analysis
Alternative Names
Allen, R. E.

Allen, R.E. 1931-

Allen, R. E. 1931-2007

Allen, R. E. (Reginald E.), 1931-

Allen, R. E. (Reginald E.), 1931-2007

Allen, Reginald E.

Allen, Reginald E. 1931-

Allen, Reginald Edgar

Allen, Reginald Edgar 1931-

Languages
English (289)

Spanish (1)

French (1)