Platonic Studies

Platonic Studies

Gregory Vlastos


This ebook includes Gregory Vlastos' reports on quite a few issues in Plato's metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and social philosophy. even though some of the essays have seemed in quite a few philosophical and classical journals or symposia, new within the quantity are significant experiences. One is on Plato's conception of affection, exploring its metaphysical measurement and its far-reaching implications for private and political family members. the opposite facilities on semantic and logical difficulties within the Sophist; it deals suggestions to an important problems during this basic Platonic paintings. In those essays the writer offers rules that are prone to impress remark and will be mentioned as vigorously in scholarly journals as has a few of his past paintings. the opposite papers, a few of them greatly revised, include nearly all of the author's released paintings on Plato, except for a number of papers simply obtainable in different places. This moment variation comprises 3 extra essays and large notes that weren't integrated within the unique edition.

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