Plato: Theaetetus and Sophist

Plato: Theaetetus and Sophist

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Plato's Theaetetus and Sophist are two of his most important dialogues, and are widely read and discussed by philosophers for what they reveal about his epistemology and particularly his accounts of belief and knowledge. Although they form part of a single Platonic project, these dialogues are not usually presented as a pair, as they are in Christopher Rowe's new and lively translation. Offering a high standard of accuracy and readability, the translation reveals the continuity between these dialogues and others in the Platonic corpus, especially the Republic. The supporting introduction and notes help the reader to follow the arguments as they develop, explaining their structure, context and interpretation. This new edition challenges current scholarly approaches to Plato's work and will pave the way for fresh interpretations both of Theaetetus and Sophist and of Plato's writings in general.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 227 pages
  • 151 x 227 x 13mm | 350g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Worked examples or Exercises
  • 1107697026
  • 9781107697027
  • 421,081

Table of contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; Short summaries of Theaetetus and Sophist; Further reading; Note on text and translation; Theaetetus; Sophist; Further notes on text; Index.
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About Christopher Rowe

Christopher Rowe is Emeritus Professor of Greek at the University of Durham. His publications include Plato and the Art of Philosophical Writing (Cambridge University Press, 2007), and translations of and written commentaries on numerous Platonic dialogues.
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