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Plato And Myth

Pub Date : 2012-02-17 | Author : Catherine Collobert | Publisher : BRILL

ISBN 10 : 9789004218666
ISBN 13 : 9004218661

Through the contributions of specialists in the field, this volume addresses the still open question of the role and status of myth in Plato’s dialogues and thereby speaks to the..


Plato S Myths

Pub Date : 2011-12-08 | Author : Catalin Partenie | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 110740407X
ISBN 13 : 9781107404076

In archaic societies myths were believed to tell true stories - stories about the ultimate origin of reality. For us, on the contrary, the term 'myth' denotes a false belief. Betwe..


Myth And Philosophy In Plato S Phaedrus

Pub Date : 2012-07-09 | Author : Daniel S. Werner | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107021280
ISBN 13 : 1107021286

Examines the role of myth in Plato's Phaedrus, arguing that it leads readers to participate in Plato's dialogues and to engage in self-examination...


Selected Myths

Pub Date : 2009-02-26 | Author : Plato, | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199552559
ISBN 13 : 019955255X

This volume brings together ten of the most celebrated Platonic myths, from eight of Plato's dialogues ranging from the early Protagoras and Gorgias to the late Timaeus and Critias..


Myth And Metaphysics In Plato S Phaedo

Pub Date : 1989 | Author : David A. White | Publisher : Susquehanna University Press

ISBN 10 : 0945636016
ISBN 13 : 9780945636014

This study intends principally to isolate and describe the function of myth in the Phaedo in order to show its effect on the complex metaphysics developed throughout the dialogue. ..


Women And The Ideal Society

Pub Date : 1987 | Author : Natalie Harris Bluestone | Publisher : Univ of Massachusetts Press

ISBN 10 : 0870235818
ISBN 13 : 9780870235818

In Book V of Plato's Republic, Socrates proposed that in an ideal society the most capable men and women must rule together equally. But as Natalie Harris Bluestone demonstrates in..