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Plato's Parmenides

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

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."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780941051965
Publisher:
Focus
Subject:
History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical
Translator:
Whitaker, Albert Keith
Introduction by:
Whitaker, Albert Keith
Introduction:
Whitaker, Albert Keith
Author:
r, Albert Keith
Author:
Whitaker, Albert Keith
Author:
Plato
Author:
Whitake
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Ancient
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Focus Philosophical Library
Publication Date:
19960101
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8.44x5.68x.21 in. .27 lbs.

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Product details 96 pages Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Company - English 9780941051965 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
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.
"Synopsis" by ,
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.
"Synopsis" by , English translation of an important Platonic dialogue.
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