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Author Tejera, V. (Victorino)

Title Plato's dialogues one by one : a dialogical interpretation / Victorino Tejera
Published Lanham : University Press of America, 1999


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Description xiv, 477 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Foreword: On Reading Plato's Dialogues Dialogically -- 1. The Apology and the Phaedo: Plato's Tragic Humor -- 2. Plato's Parmenides: On the Structuration of Its Ironies -- 3. Irony and Allegory in the Phaedrus: Aristotle's Note on Irony in the Phaedrus -- 4. History and Rhetoric in the Meno: On the Difficulties of Communicating Human Excellence -- 5. The Gorgias: On the Use of Rhetoric and the Good of Politics -- 6. Irony, Dialogue, and Dialectic: An Interdialogical Interlude -- 7. The Protagoras: A Dialogical Reading of the Personified Antilogy -- 8. The Charmides: Self-Knowledge and the Knowledge of Knowledge -- 9. The Theaetetus and the Birth of Epistemology -- 10. Plato's Eleatic Sophist: Looking at a Sophist from Elea -- 11. The Politics of a Sophistic Rhetorician: A Sophistic De Monarchia -- 12. Plato's Counter-Utopia: The Republic -- 13. Excursus: The Question of Form and the Problem of the Laws -- 14. A Garland of "Yesterdays" -- 15. A Poetic Cosmography: The Timaeus
16. The Equivocity of Beauty: Plato's Sokrates and Hippias the Sophist -- 17. Problems of Morality, Inspiration, and Practice -- 18. Disputation, Education, and Dialectic: The Euthydemus and the Euthyphro -- 19. The Intellectual Pleasures and the Moral Excellences: The Philebos and the Laches -- 20. The Kratylos: Sokrates the Name-Maker -- 21. The Symposium: Sokrates, Eros, and Aristophanes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-477)
Subject Plato. Dialogues.
LC no. 97045719
ISBN 0761809937 cloth alkaline paper