I spilt Ribena on my copy. تاریخ آخرین خوانش: در مارس سال 1997 میلادی عنوان: آثار افلاطون؛ نویسنده: افلاطون؛ ا. To read Plato, and actually digest Plato, is not an easy task. He teaches you how to think and how to argue. If I have one quibble it's that not all the translations are as good as they could be. Farewell, study your philosophy, and try to interest the other young men in it. Overall, I highly recommend this volume.
In his introductory essay, John Cooper explains the presentation of these works, discusses questions concerning the chronology of their composition, comments on the dialogue form in which Plato wrote, and offers guidance on approaching the reading and study of Plato's works. Those looking for the historical foundations of logic will need to turn to Aristotle. I'll take his word for it. They are always reliable, and in most cases the best available. What I have decided to do is talk a little about the volume itself, and give my opinion on which works I Farewell, study your philosophy, and try to interest the other young men in it. In college I learned that 1 there is no truth, 2 every assertion is merely someone's perspective and 3 all meaningful inquiry involves a deconstruction of someone else's thoughts i.
There's just n I put this on my Kindle as a convenience, to have the complete Plato in some easily accessible form on it, but I'm not loving the translations so far. Containing all the extant works of Plato, this book will not disappoint those who want to experience all of Plato's thought. And also sprinkle in some quotes for good measure, which should also give you a flavour of the translations. It was that book that got me into Plato, philosophy and Greek literature in general. Plato was a good author.
I intend to use some of the quotes as chapter headings in my own stories. More on that in a moment, but first on some remarks regarding the characters and ideas that emerge in the reading of these dialogues. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. See details for additional description. Into the nine-tetralogies, followed by 8 spurious works, and ending with 18 epigrams. His student, Aristotle, is also an extremely influential philosopher and the tutor of Alexander the Great of Macedonia. Definitely an edition made to last, and I would highly recommend it.
The translations are both readable and accurate. All other editions make editorial decisions about what is and is not by Plato. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. He also believed that if a person is virtuous, no harm can truly come to him and that no person, whether good or bad, knowingly does evil. Honestly, I don't remember what I got out of Symposium because I read it almost 6 months ago. Regardless of whether I think Plato is right or wrong on these issues, the reader should carefully consider Plato's words and decide for himself.
We must, then, enumerate them all and then investigate the same with respect to each. As for the man Socrates himself, the highest goal in life is to better know himself and to help other people better know themselves. Still, my absolute lack in knowledge of philosophy had me hesitant, since I tend to read cover to cover and everything in between. Sometimes my mouth drops open at the depth of his thought. You can just ignore him when he gets arcane. Music is also another largely covered topic, being the most potent form of education. Outstanding translations by leading contemporary scholars—many commissioned especially for this volume—are presented here in the first single edition to include the entire surviving corpus of works attributed to Plato in antiquity.
Mortal souls behold a new cycle of life and mortality. In college I learned that 1 there is no truth, 2 every assertion is merely someone's perspective and 3 all meaningful inquiry involves a deconstruction of someone else's thoughts i. What things does it have the power to act on naturally? John Skorupski's booklet is a complete revaluation of Mill as a thinker. More on that in a moment, but firs Not every dialogue in Plato's Complete Works is thrilling, and some are in fact downright boring and difficult to get through. This handsome volume offers fine paper and a high-quality Smyth-sewn cloth binding in a sturdy, elegant edition.
There are also a number of essays relating to various aspects of Plato's works. It is the only edition to include everything passed down under his name from antiquity: the entire canon of Thrasyllus, one or two other pieces like Definitions and the epigrams from the Greek Anthology. Outstanding translations by leading contemporary scholars--many commissioned especially for this volume--are presented here in the first single edition to include the entire surviving corpus of works attributed to Plato in antiquity. Nevertheless, it's no exaggeration to say that Plato's dialogues are a cornerstone to Western and world-historical thought. Of course, you can probably buy them all very cheaply in an eBook format now - but the hard-copy is easier to use if you are studying and therefore need to make cross references regularly.
Simply amazing when you think of how long ago these were written and how I read the books offered on Plato that I could find at our local Goodwill store probably used student books but I didn't care I was using them for research for my own writing of paranormal romance novels. I usually praise the ancients who came before us more highly than I praise the people of our own day —Greater Hippias 282a It looks to us, my friend, as if you mean to imply that passing the time with friends over a drink —provided we behave ourselves —is a considerable contribution to education. I put this on my Kindle as a convenience, to have the complete Plato in some easily accessible form on it, but I'm not loving the translations so far. He was interested in a wide range of subjects that today go by the names of psychology, sociology, metaphysics, ethics, political science, education, linguistics, epistemology, anthropology, jurisprudence, and much else besides. In his better texts he uses plot and myths to maintain the readers interest while discussing an idea. For me I found the quotes astounding thought provoking and would just get lost for hours then days reading off and on in the two books I purchased. In his introductory essay, John Cooper explains the presentation of these works, discusses questions concerning the chronology of their composition, comments on the dialogue form in which Plato wrote, and offers guidance on approaching the reading and study of Plato's works.