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Plato's Parmenidesby Plato
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This is an English translation of one of the more challenging and enigmatic of Plato's dialogues between Socrates and Parmenides and Zeno of Elea, that begins with Zeno defending his treatise of Parmenidean monism against those partisans of plurality.
Focus Philosophical Library translations are close to and are non-interpretative of the original text, with the notes and a glossary intending to provide the reader with some sense of the terms and the concepts as they were understood by Platos immediate audience.
English translation of one of the more challenging and enigmatic of Plato's dialogues between Socrates and Parmenides and Zeno of Elea, that begins with Zeno defending his treatise of Parmenidean monism against those partisans of plurality.
Translation in English, including an introduction and a brief glossary. This dialogue is among Platos most difficult. Whitaker provides a clear entry to Plato and Platonic thinking and a succinct translation of the work itself.
English translation of an important Platonic dialogue.
About the Author
Albert Keith Whitaker (Ph.D. University of Chicago) had taught philosophy at Boston College. He was series editor for the Focus Philosophical Library for many years, and is the author of a translation of Plato's "Parmenides."
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