Plato"s Theaetetus
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Published by Bobbs-Merrill Co. in Indianapolis .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Other titlesTheaetetus., Plato"s theory of knowledge.
Statementtranslated with a running commentary, by Francis MacDonald Cornford.
SeriesThe library of liberal arts
ContributionsCornford, Francis Macdonald, 1874-1943.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 163 p. ;
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16081451M

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Nov 12,  · Timothy Chappell's Reading Plato's Theaetetus offers a translation of the Theaetetus, presented in small chunks of texts preceded by a summary and followed by in-depth analysis of the text would be an excellent companion to an upper level undergraduate course or graduate course on the Theaetetus, and is an invaluable resource for anyone working in this range of Plato's Cited by: Returning then to the Theaetetus, as the only possible source from which an answer to these questions can be obtained, we may remark, that Plato had 'The Truth' of Protagoras before him, and frequently refers to the book. Theaetetus book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Set immediately prior to the trial and execution of Socrates in BC, /5. Feb 25,  · This is an English translation of Plato's dialogue concerning the nature of knowledge. In this dialogue, Socrates and Theaetetus discuss three definitions of knowledge: knowledge as nothing but perception, as true judgment and as true judgment with an account/5(6).

Theaetetus is one of the finest of Plato’s middle-period dialogues. It may well have been written as a tribute to the historical Theaetetus shortly after Theaetetus’s death from wounds. The Theaetetus is one of Plato's dialogues concerning the nature of knowledge, written circa BC. In this dialogue, Socrates and Theaetetus discuss three definitions of knowledge: knowledge as nothing but perception, knowledge as true judgement, and, finally, knowledge as a true judgement with an account. PLATO 'S THEAETETUS This book was written in about BCE, and is a dialogue between Socrates and Theaetetus about the nature of knowledge. It is the oldest. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Page 5 - Aristodemus did not hear the beginning of the discourse, and he was only half awake, but the chief thing which he remembered, was Socrates insisting to the other two that the genius of comedy was the same as that of tragedy, and that the writer of tragedy ought to be a writer of comedy also. Originally published in This book discusses in a philosophically responsible and illuminating way the progress of the dialogue and its separate sections to improve our understanding of Plato’s work on Theaetetus. An early coverage of this. By all means, Theaetetus, in order that I may see the reflection of myself in your face, for Theodorus says that we are alike; and yet if each of us held in his hands a lyre, and he said that they were, tuned alike, should we at once take his word, or should we ask whether he who said so was or was not a musician? Theaetetus. We should ask. Soc. Zina Giannopoulou argues that Theaetetus--Plato's most systematic examination of knowledge--is a philosophically sophisticated elaboration of Apology that successfully differentiates Socrates from the sophists. In Apology Socrates defends his philosophical activity partly by distinguishing it from sophistic practices, and in Theaetetus he enacts this distinction: the self-proclaimed ignorant Author: Zina Giannopoulou.