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    Clitophon's Challenge: Dialectic in Plato's Meno, Phaedo, and Republic.Hugh H. Benson - 2015 - Oxford University Press USA.
    Hugh H. Benson explores Plato's answer to Clitophon's challenge, the question of how one can acquire the knowledge Socrates argues is essential to human flourishing-knowledge we all seem to lack. Plato suggests two methods by which this knowledge may be gained: the first is learning from those who already have the knowledge one seeks, and the second is discovering the knowledge one seeks on one's own. The book begins with a brief look at some of the Socratic dialogues where Plato (...)
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  2. Socratic Wisdom: The Model of Knowledge in Plato’s Early Dialogues.Hugh H. Benson - 1999 - Oxford University Press.
    While the early Platonic dialogues have often been explored and appreciated for their ethical content, this is the first book devoted solely to the epistemology of Plato's early dialogues. Author Hugh H. Benson argues that the characteristic features of these dialogues- -Socrates' method of questions and answers, his fascination with definition, his professions of ignorance, and his thesis that virtue is knowledge- -are decidedly epistemological. In this thoughtful study, Benson uncovers the model of knowledge that underlies these distinctively Socratic views. (...)
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  3. Essays on the Philosophy of Socrates.Hugh H. Benson (ed.) - 1992 - Oxford University Press.
    The last two decades have witnessed a virtual explosion of research in Socratic philosophy. This volume collects essays that represent the range and diversity of that vast literature, including historical and philosophical essays devoted to a single Platonic dialogue, as well as essays devoted to the Socratic method, Socratic epistemology, and Socratic ethics. With lists of suggested further readings, an extensive bibliography on recent Socratic research, and an index locorum, this unique and much-needed anthology makes the study of Socratic philosophy (...)
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  4. The Dissolution of the Problem of the Elenchus'.Hugh H. Benson - 1995 - Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 13:45-112.
  5. The Problem of the Elenchus Reconsidered.Hugh H. Benson - 1987 - Ancient Philosophy 7:67-85.
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    A Companion to Plato.Hugh H. Benson (ed.) - 2006 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    This broad-ranging _Companion_ comprises original contributions from leading Platonic scholars and reflects the different ways in which they are dealing with Plato’s legacy. Covers an exceptionally broad range of subjects from diverse perspectives Contributions are devoted to topics, ranging from perception and knowledge to politics and cosmology Allows readers to see how a position advocated in one of Plato’s dialogues compares with positions advocated in others Permits readers to engage the debate concerning Plato’s philosophical development on particular topics Also includes (...)
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  7. The Method of Hypothesis in the Meno.Hugh H. Benson - 2003 - Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium of Ancient Philosophy 18:95-126.
     
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    The Cambridge Companion to Plato.Hugh H. Benson - 1994 - Ethics 105 (1):202-204.
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    A Note on Eristic and the Socratic Elenchus.Hugh H. Benson - 1989 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 27 (4):591-599.
  10. The Priority of Definition.Hugh H. Benson - 2013 - In John Bussanich & Nicholas D. Smith (eds.), The Bloomsbury Companion to Socrates. Continuum.
     
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  11. A Note on Socratic Self-Knowledge in the Charmides.Hugh H. Benson - 2003 - Ancient Philosophy 23 (1):31-47.
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    Meno, the Slave Boy and the Elenchos.Hugh H. Benson - 1990 - Phronesis 35 (1):128-158.
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    Misunderstanding the 'What-is-F-Ness?' Question.Hugh H. Benson - 1990 - Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 72 (2):125-142.
  14. Universals as Sortals in the Categories.Hugh H. Benson - 1988 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 69 (4):282-306.
     
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    Knowledge, Virtue, and Method in Republic 471c-502c.Hugh H. Benson - 2008 - Philosophical Inquiry 30 (3-4):87-114.
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    Socratic Dynamic Theory: A Sketch.Hugh H. Benson - 1997 - Apeiron 30 (4):79 - 93.
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    Why Is There a Discussion of False Belief in the Theaetetus?Hugh H. Benson - 1992 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 30 (2):171-199.
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    On Manly Courage: A Study of Plato’s Laches. [REVIEW]Hugh H. Benson - 1994 - Ancient Philosophy 14 (2):383.
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    "Plato: Theaetetus" Tran. With an Essay, by Robin Waterfield. [REVIEW]Hugh H. Benson - 1990 - Ancient Philosophy 10 (2):285.
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    Socrates and Philosophy in the Dialogues of Plato (Review).Hugh H. Benson - 2012 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 50 (3):449-450.
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    Plato: Theaetetus.Hugh H. Benson - 1990 - Ancient Philosophy 10 (2):285-289.
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    Book Review:The Cambridge Companion to Plato. Richard Kraut. [REVIEW]Hugh H. Benson - 1994 - Ethics 105 (1):202-.
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    Turning Toward Philosophy: Literary and Dramatic Aspects in Plato’s Dialogues.Hugh H. Benson - 2003 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 66 (3):743-745.
    After an introductory discussion primarily aimed to differentiate her approach to reading the Platonic dialogues from the so-called argument-focused approach, Gordon argues that Socratic dialectic—which she understands as “the question and answer depicted in the dialogues between Socrates and the interlocutors”—does not simply aim at uncovering inconsistencies in the interlocutors’ belief sets, but at urging through extra-logical means the interlocutors to live a particular—philosophical—kind of life. Next, she argues via a discussion of reader response theory for the parallelism between Socrates’ (...)
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    Lloyd, SA Ideals as Interests in Hobbes's" Leviathan": The Power of Mind Over Matter. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992. Pp. Xi+ 396. $54.95 (Cloth). [REVIEW]Hugh H. Benson - 1994 - In Peter Singer (ed.), Ethics. Oxford University Press.
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    Why is There a Discussion of False Belief in The.Hugh H. Benson - 1992 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 30 (2).