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  1. Plato on the Role of Contradiction in Education.Marta Heckel - 2017 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 25 (1):3-21.
    In this paper, I will look at two passages from the discussion of education in Book VII of Plato’s Republic: 523b-524d and 537e-539d. These passages, when taken together, present a puzzle for the coherency of the educational programme Socrates describes. Both discuss contradiction. One says that contradiction is educationally edifying, the other, that it is corrupting. This sounds like a contradiction about contradiction. As far as I know, no one has noticed this puzzle before. By the end of this paper, (...)
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  • Nevertheless: The Philosophical Significance of the Questions Posed at Philebus 15b.Amber Carpenter - 2009 - History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis 12 (1):103-129.