Commentary on Plato s Gorgias

This is a modern, annotated translation of antiquity's only extant commentary on Plato's moral and political dialogue "Gorgias," in which the author defends ancient Greek philosophy and culture at a time when Christianity has almost ...

Commentary on Plato s Gorgias

This is a modern, annotated translation of antiquity's only extant commentary on Plato's moral and political dialogue "Gorgias," in which the author defends ancient Greek philosophy and culture at a time when Christianity has almost replaced it. The first translation into any modern language of a central work in Platonic studies is accompanied by annotations which guide the reader in understanding the obscurities of the text, an introduction to the main issues raised by it, and a bibliography of the modern literature.

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Commentary on Plato's Gorgias
Language: en
Pages: 349
Authors: Olympiodorus (the Younger, of Alexandria)
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: BRILL

This is a modern, annotated translation of antiquity's only extant commentary on Plato's moral and political dialogue "Gorgias," in which the author defends ancient Greek philosophy and culture at a time when Christianity has almost replaced it. The first translation into any modern language of a central work in Platonic
Olympiodorus: Commentary on Platos Gorgias
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Robin Jackson, Harold Tarrant, Kimon Lycos
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-05-15 - Publisher: BRILL

This is a modern, annotated translation of antiquity's only extant commentary on Plato's moral and political dialogue Gorgias, in which the author defends ancient Greek philosophy and culture at a time when Christianity has almost replaced it. The first translation into any modern language of a central work in Platonic
The Quotations from Aelius Aristides in Olympiodorus' Commentary on Plato's
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Friedrich Walter Lenz
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1946 - Publisher:

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Proclus: Commentary on Plato's Timaeus: Volume 4, Book 3, Part 2, Proclus on the World Soul
Language: en
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Authors: Proclus
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-03 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In the present volume Proclus describes the 'creation' of the soul that animates the entire universe. This is not a literal creation, for Proclus argues that Plato means only to convey the eternal dependence of the World Soul upon higher causes. In his exegesis of Plato's text, Proclus addresses a
The Unity of Plato's 'Gorgias'
Language: en
Pages: 191
Authors: Devin Stauffer, vin Stauffer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-04-10 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book demonstrates the complex unity of Plato's Gorgias, showing how seemingly disparate themes are woven together.