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Title Plato's styles and characters : between literature and philosophy / edited by Gabriele Cornelli
Published Berlin : De Gruyter, [2016]


Description 1 online resource (ix, 426 pages)
Series Beiträge zur Altertumskunde ; v. 341
Beiträge zur Altertumskunde.
Contents Plato's Literary Style -- Beyond Language and Literature -- The Three Waves of Dialectic in the Republic -- Plato's Unfinished Trilogy: Timaeus-Critias-Hermocrates -- The Myth of the Winged Chariot in the Phaedrus: A Vehicle for Philosophical Thinking -- Perspectivism, Proleptic Writing and Generic agón: Three Readings of the Symposium -- Plato's Argumentative Strategies in Theaetetus and Sophist --"Reading Plato's Sophist" -- Other Genres and Traditions -- Detailed Completeness and Pleasure of the Narrative. Some Remarks on the Narrative Tradition and Plato -- The meeting scenes in the incipit of Plato's dialogue -- The Philosophical Writing and the Drama of Knowledge in Plato-- Comic Dramaturgy in Plato: Observations from the Ion -- Amicus Homerus: Allusive Art in Plato's Incipit to Book X of the Republic (595a-c) -- Performance and Elenchos in Plato's Ion -- Plato and the Catalogue Form in Ion- Orphic Aristophanes at Plato's Symposium-- Socrates as a physician of the soul -- The Style of Medical Writing in the Speech of Eryximachus: Imitation and Contamination -- Gorgias, the eighth orator. Gorgianic echoes in Agathon's Speech in the Symposium -- Plato's Phaedrus: A Play Inside the Play -- Plato's Characters -- He longs fo rhim, he hates him and he wants him for himself: The Alcibiades case between Socrates and Plato -- Five platonic characters -- Who is Plato's callicles and what does he teach? -- Doing business with Protagoras (Prot. 313e): Plato and the construction of a character -- Theaeteus and Protarchus: two philosophical charcters or what a philosophical soul should do -- The role of Diotima in the Symposium: the dialogue and its double
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes English
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Subject Plato -- Language, style
PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Ancient & Classical.
Form Electronic book
Author Cornelli, Gabriele, editor
LC no. 2015044144
ISBN 9783110445602