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  1. Secrets Plato Nearly Kept.John Bigelow - manuscript
    So Emma thought, at least. Could a linguist, could a grammarian, could even a mathematician have seen what she did, have witnessed their appearance together, have heard their history of it, without feeling that circumstances had been at work to make them particularly interesting to each other? — How much more must an imaginist, like herself, be on fire with speculation and foresight!
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  2. An Onto-Epistemological Chronology of Plato’s Dialogues.Mohammad Bagher Ghomi - manuscript
    This paper aims to suggest a new arrangement of Plato’s dialogues based on a different theory of the ontological as well as epistemological development of his philosophy. In this new arrangement, which proposes essential changes in the currently agreed upon chronology of the dialogues, Parmenides must be considered as criticizing an elementary theory of Forms and not the theory of so-called middle dialogues. Dated all as later than Parmenides, the so-called middle and late dialoguesare regarded as two consecutive endeavors to (...)
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  3. Nature's Information and Harmonic Proportion.Michael A. Sherbon - manuscript
    The history of science is polarized by debates over Plato and Aristotle’s holism versus the atomism of Democritus and others. This includes the complementarity of continuous and discrete, one and the many, waves and particles, and analog or digital views of reality. The three-fold method of the Pythagorean paradigm of unity, duality, and harmony enables the calculation of fundamental physical constants required by the forces of nature in the formation of matter; thereby demonstrating Plato’s archetypal viewpoint.
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  4. Platon, Bucureşti.Richard Mervyn Hare - forthcoming - Humanitas.
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  5. Natural Goods in the Eudemian Ethics.Giulia Bonasio - 2021 - Ancient Philosophy 41 (1):123-142.
  6. Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, Vol. 36.S. J. Gurtler & Daniel P. Maher (eds.) - 2021 - Brill.
    Volume 36 contains papers and commentaries presented to the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy during academic year 2019-20. Works: _Republic 7, Topics 1.2, Nicomachean Ethics 3.5, Isis and Osiris_. Topics: types of dialectic, political philosophy, voluntary, hermeneutical retrieval, wanted emotions.
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  7. Themes in Plato, Aristotle, and Hellenistic Philosophy, Keeling Lectures 2011-2018, OPEN ACCESS.Fiona Leigh (ed.) - 2021 - University of Chicago Press.
  8. Socratic Ignorance and Platonic Knowledge in the Dialogues of Plato. By Sara Ahbel-Rappe.Mark Ralkowski - 2021 - Ancient Philosophy 41 (1):207-215.
  9. Replenishment and Maintenance of the Human Body.Lea Aurelia Schroeder - 2021 - Apeiron 54 (3):317-346.
    Scholarship on Plato's Timaeus has paid relatively little attention to Tim. 77a–81, a seemingly disjointed passage on topics including plants, respiration, blood circulation, and musical sounds. Despite this comparative neglect, commentators both ancient and modern have levelled a number of serious charges against Timaeus' remarks in the passage, questioning the coherence and explanatory power of what they take to be a theory of respiration. In this paper, I argue that the project of 77a–81e is not to sketch theories of respiration, (...)
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  10. Glaucon’s Fate: History, Myth, and Character in Plato’s Republic, by Jacob Howland.Maya Alapin - 2020 - Ancient Philosophy 40 (2):485-490.
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  11. Ordinary Language, Cephalus and a Deflationary Account of the Forms.Joshua Anderson - 2020 - Humanities Bulletin 3 (1):17-29.
    In this article I seek to come to some understanding of the interlocutors in the first book of Plato’s Republic, particularly Cephalus. A more complete view of Cephalus not only provides some interesting ways to think about Plato and the Republic, but also suggests an interesting alternative to Plato’s view of justice. The article will progress as follows: First, I discuss Plato’s allegory of the cave. I, then, critique the cave allegory by applying the same kind of reasoning that O. (...)
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  12. The Context of Plato's Academy - (P.) Kalligas, (C.) Balla, (E.) Baziotopoulou-Valavani, (V.) Karasmanis (Edd.) Plato's Academy. Its Workings and its History. Pp. XII + 434, B/W & Colour Ills, B/W & Colour Maps. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. Cased, £90, Us$120. Isbn: 978-1-108-42644-2. [REVIEW]Carol Atack - 2020 - The Classical Review 70 (2):344-347.
  13. Proclus: Commentary on Plato’s Republic: Volume 1, Edited by Dirk Baltzly, John Finamore, Graeme Miles.Gary Gabor - 2020 - Polis 37 (3):596-599.
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  14. Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy: Volume Xxxv.S. J. Gurtler & Daniel P. Maher (eds.) - 2020 - Leiden and Boston: Brill.
    Volume 35 contains papers and commentaries presented to the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy during academic year 2018-19. Works: Commentary on _De Anima_, Nicomachean Ethics. Topics: Humean motivation, memory-oblivion & myth, final causality and ontology of life.
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  15. Les mules du Parthénon et la liberté en démocratie. Note sur la République de Platon VIII, 563c7-d1.David Lévystone - 2020 - L'Antiquité Classiqué 80:177-184.
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  16. The Birth of Fire, Indescribable Light, and the Limits of Philosophy’s Violence: Nāgārjuna and Plato Seeing and Speaking of Nothing.Adam Loughnane - 2020 - Comparative and Continental Philosophy 12 (3):211-226.
    ABSTRACT This study places Nāgārjuna and Plato in dialogue regarding how both seek to orient philosophy in the face of indeterminacy observed at the elemental level of existence, specifically, the indeterminacy of fire’s light. Looking to the elemental within Chōra and Śūnyatā, a directive becomes discernible for calibrating philosophy to this indeterminacy, and crucial limitations are disclosed, which expand philosophy by enabling a productive relation to the non-philosophical. What emerges are directives for language, which serve to modify philosophy’s violence towards (...)
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  17. Thinking Knowing Acting: Epistemology and Ethics in Plato and Ancient Platonism, Edited by Mauro Bonazzi, Filippos Forcignanò, Angela Ulacco.M. Luz - 2020 - International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 14 (2):194-197.
  18. Platão e Aristóteles: do homem em convergência com o λόγος.Ray Renan Silva Santos - 2020 - In André Correia, Ray Renan & Wesley Rennyer (eds.), Homem and Natureza: Entre o Alvorecer Antigo E o Crepúsculo Moderno. Porto Alegre, Brazil: pp. 104-148.
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  19. The Teleology of Action in Plato's Republic by Andrew Payne. [REVIEW]Christopher Buckels - 2019 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 57 (2):341-342.
    Payne's commentary on Republic I–VII is not advanced as a sustained argument for the new type of teleology he finds there but is structured by themes in the text. It engages with selected previous scholarship on the Republic and is written with care and deliberation. Payne begins with an overview of the types of teleology, or end-directed action, found in Plato's corpus, but does not address contemporary philosophy of action. Payne's own "functional teleology of action" accounts for how agents act (...)
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  20. Figures du sommeil et du rêve chez Platon.David Lévystone - 2019 - Revue Philosophique De Louvain 116 (1):1-25.
    Dans l’œuvre de Platon, l’image du rêve semble d’abord servir à désigner l’état d’ignorance du commun des mortels qui « rêvent » leur vie. Cet usage métaphorique ne saurait correspondre parfaitement à la pensée platoni- cienne du phénomène onirique, particulièrement lorsqu’on l’envisage d’un point de vue éthique (qu’advient-il de la vertu de l’homme dans son sommeil ?), plutôt qu’épistémologique ou ontologique. Dans la République, le sommeil apparaît essentiellement comme l’endormissement d’une partie de l’âme – la rationnelle – au profit d’une (...)
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  21. Plato and the Body: Reconsidering Socratic Asceticism, by Coleen P. Zoller. [REVIEW]Michael F. Wagner - 2019 - Ancient Philosophy 39 (2):481-484.
  22. Plato's "Myths".Mark Anderson - 2018 - In Carolina López-Ruiz (ed.), Gods, Heroes, and Monsters: A Sourcebook of Greek, Roman, and Near Eastern Myths in Translation. Oxford, UK:
    Translations of the “myths” from Plato’s Protagoras (320c-324d), Symposium (189c-193d), Republic (614b-621d), Timaeus (20d-25d and 29d-34b), and Kritias (108e-121c).
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  23. Thinking Life: A Philosophical Fiction.Mark Anderson - 2018 - Nashville, TN, USA: SPh Press.
    Thinking Life is a narrative exploration of such themes as the decline of the contemporary university, man’s alienation from nature, modern melancholia, Dionysian intoxication, the relative value of knowledge, truth, and artistry in the life of the philosopher, and the creative construction of self. The author engages throughout with Plato and Nietzsche, with the Phaedo and The Gay Science in particular.
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  24. Defining Platonism. Essays in Honor of the 75th Birthday of John M. Dillon, Edited by John F. Finamore and Sarah Klitenic Wear. [REVIEW]José C. Baracat - 2018 - International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 12 (2):193-195.
  25. Second Sailing: Alternative Perspectives on Plato, Edited by Debra Nails and Harold Tarrant.Sara Brill - 2018 - Polis 35 (2):572-576.
  26. Platonic Mysticism: Contemplative Science, Philosophy, Literature, and Art_ _, Written by Arthur Versluis.Kevin Corrigan - 2018 - International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 12 (1):79-82.
  27. READINGS OF PLATO - Nails, Tarrant Second Sailing: Alternative Perspectives on Plato. In Collaboration with Mika Kajava and Eero Salmenkivi. Pp. Xii + 366, Ills. Helsinki: The Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters, 2015. Cased, €30. ISBN: 978-951-653-409-4. [REVIEW]Eli Diamond - 2018 - The Classical Review 68 (2):354-356.
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  28. Theodicy and Moral Responsibility in the Myth of Er.Viktor Ilievski - 2018 - Apeiron 51 (3):259-278.
    Journal Name: Apeiron Issue: Ahead of print.
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  29. De quelques figures du silence dans l’œuvre de Platon.David Lévystone - 2018 - Revue de Théologie Et de Philosophie 150:49-67.
    On chercherait en vain dans l’œuvre de Platon des développements explicites sur le silence. Mais le génie littéraire de Platon lui fait une place, et la mise en scène des dialogues, comme les interactions des personnages, mettent en jeu différentes figures du silence par lesquelles se dévoilent d’autres aspects des réflexions socratico-platoniciennes sur le langage. Les silences du philosophe s’opposent, en effet, à ceux de ses interlocuteurs, autant que la pratique philosophique du dialogue aux discours sophistiques. Car le silence véritable (...)
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  30. La dimension comica del discurso de Socrates en el “Gorgias”.Zbigniew Nerczuk - 2018 - In Lavilla de Lera Jonathan & Javier Aguirre Santos (eds.), El humor en Platon. Humor y filosofia a traves de los dialogos. Sevilla, Spain: Doble Efialtes. pp. 99-118.
    Este texto argumenta que el discurso de Sócrates, que constituye un compendio de su discusión con el rétor Gorgias acerca la retórica (464b2-466e3), forma parte de la estrategia polémica empleada por Platón, en la que el humor juega un papel fundamental. Con ayuda del método de la división, Sócrates desacredita la retórica (tal y como la presenta Gorgias), comparándola con la sofística, la cosmética y la cocina, y llamándolas a todas adulaciones. El propósito del presente escrito es mostrar la complejidad (...)
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  31. Some Thoughts on the Socratic Use of Iliad X 224 in Plato's Protagoras and Symposium : A Dialogical Context Previous to the Dialectic Method?Pedro Proscurcin Junior - 2018 - Maia - Rivista di Letterature Classiche (2):220-241.
    The aim of this paper is to understand some meaningful aspects of the Socratic use of Iliad x 224 in Plato’s Protagoras and Symposium. In these dialogues the Homeric reference appears in different contexts, but Plato’s Socrates applies it in the same way and seems to indicate it as a relevant step for the implementation of the dialectic method. Socrates is not only provoking his interlocutor, but rather making a comparison between the dialogue’s scene and the context involving Diomedes and (...)
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  32. Nietzsche's Subversive Rewritings of Phaedo-Platonism.Mark Anderson - 2017 - In Mark T. Conard (ed.), Nietzsche and the Philosophers. London, UK: Routledge. pp. 63-85.
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  33. Platonic and Nietzschean Themes of Transformation in Moby-Dick.Mark Anderson - 2017 - In Corey McCall & Tom Nurmi (eds.), Melville Among the Philosophers. London, UK: pp. 25-44.
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  34. Republic 382a-D: On the Dangers and Benefits of Falsehood.Nicholas R. Baima - 2017 - Classical Philology 112 (1):1-19.
    Socrates' attitude towards falsehood is quite puzzling in the Republic. Although Socrates is clearly committed to truth, at several points he discusses the benefits of falsehood. This occurs most notably in Book 3 with the "noble lie" (414d-415c) and most disturbingly in Book 5 with the "rigged sexual lottery" (459d-460c). This raises the question: What kinds of falsehoods does Socrates think are beneficial, and what kinds of falsehoods does he think are harmful? And more broadly: What can this tell us (...)
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  35. Plato’s Bedroom: Ancient Wisdom and Modern Love.Steven Berg - 2017 - Ancient Philosophy 37 (2):456-462.
  36. Readings of Plato's Apology of Socrates: Defending the Philosophical Life.Vivil Valvik Haraldsen, Olof Pettersson & Oda E. Wiese Tvedt (eds.) - 2017 - Lexington Books.
    Contributors to this volume focus on the character of Socrates as the embodiment of philosophy, employing this as a starting point for exploring various themes exposed in the Apology. These include the relation of philosophy to democracy, rhetoric, politics, or society in general, and the overarching question of what comprises the philosophic life.
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  37. Diverse Voyages.Andrew Mason - 2017 - International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 11 (2):197-203.
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  38. Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won’T Go Away. [REVIEW]William Prior - 2017 - Ancient Philosophy 37 (1):221-226.
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  39. Socrates and Plato.Dominic Scott - 2017 - Phronesis 62 (3):363-375.
  40. La via platonica alla Interpretazione dei sogni.Marco Solinas - 2017 - ViaBorgogna3 6:66-73.
    Analisi della possibile influenza esercitata dalla lettura di Platone su Freud, e in particolare della teoria del sogno come via per conoscere dei desideri precedentemnte "repressi" esposta nella "Repubblica".
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  41. Teaching Plato’s Cave Through Your Students’ Past Experiences.Audrey L. Anton - 2016 - American Association of Philosophy Teachers Studies in Pedagogy 2:143-166.
    Plato’s Allegory of the Cave is both a staple in the philosopher’s diet and the lesson that is often difficult to digest. In this paper, I describe one way to teach the Sun, Line, and Cave analogies in reference to students’ personal past experiences. After first learning about Plato’s metaphysics and epistemology through reading Republic VI-VII, students are asked to reflect upon a time in their lives when they emerged from a particular “cave of ignorance.” In reflecting on this experience, (...)
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  42. The Devil in the Details.José C. Baracat - 2016 - International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 10 (2):209-217.
  43. Dewey on Arts, Sciences and Greek Philosophy.Matthew Crippen - 2016 - In András Benedek & Agnes Veszelszki (eds.), Visual Learning: Time - Truth - Tradition. New York: Peter Lang.
  44. Plato on Women’s Natural Ability: Revisiting Republic V and Timaeus 41e3–44d2 and 86b1–92c3.Chelsea Harry & Polansky Ron - 2016 - Apeiron 49 (3).
    Despite the prominent argument for equal educational opportunity for women inWe examine carefully Plato’s argument for the equal nature of women in.
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  45. Annotated Bibliography of Resources for Teaching Plato.J. Robert Loftis & Andrew P. Mills - 2016 - American Association of Philosophy Teachers Studies in Pedagogy 2:167-185.
    This is the annotated bibliography that accompanied Volume 2 of American Association of Philosophy Teachers Studies in Pedagogy, a special issue on teaching Plato. It includes sections covering teaching several specific dialogues: Republic, Meno, Euthyphro, Apology, Crito and Lysis, as well as sections on "Socrates as Teacher" and general articles on teaching Plato.
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  46. The Pseudo-Platonic Seventh Letter, Written by Myles Burnyeat and Michael Frede.Catalin Partenie - 2016 - Polis 33 (1):196-200.
  47. Plato’s Protagoras: Essays on the Confrontation of Philosophy and Sophistry.Olof Pettersson & Vigdis Songe-Møller (eds.) - 2016 - Springer.
    This book presents a thorough study and an up to date anthology of Plato’s Protagoras. International authors' papers contribute to the task of understanding how Plato introduced and negotiated a new type of intellectual practice – called philosophy – and the strategies that this involved. They explore Plato’s dialogue, looking at questions of how philosophy and sophistry relate, both on a methodological and on a thematic level.
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  48. PLATONISM. M. Bonazzi Il platonismo. Pp. vi + 239, ill. Turin: Giulio Einaudi Editore, 2015. Paper, €22. ISBN: 978-88-06-21689-4. [REVIEW]Nuria Scapin - 2016 - The Classical Review 66 (2):360-361.
  49. La dimensione comunitaria della formazione filosofica secondo Aristotele.David Torrijos-Castrillejo - 2016 - In Ariberto Acerbi, Francisco Fernández Labastida & Gennaro Luise (eds.), La filosofia come Paideia. Contributi sul ruolo educativo degli studi filosofici. Roma: Armando. pp. 27-34.
    This paper is a study about the social dimension of the philosophical education according to Aristotle. Aristotle is not a individualistic thinker but he understands the philosophical activity in the social context of the friendship.
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  50. En torno a Platón.Oscar Mauricio Donato (ed.) - 2015 - Universidad Libre de Colombia.
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