Reading Plato's Theaetetus

Reading Plato's Theaetetus

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Timothy Chappell's new translation of the Theaetetus is presented here in short sections of text, each preceded by a summary of the argument and followed by his philosophical commentary on it. Introductory remarks discuss Plato and his works, his use of dialogue, the structure of the Theaetetus, and alternative interpretations of the work as a whole. A glossary and bibliography are provided.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 15.24mm | 341g
  • Cambridge, MA, United States
  • English
  • Paperback ed.
  • 0872207609
  • 9780872207608
  • 1,368,955

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Timothy Chappell's "Reading Plato's Theaetetus" offers a translation of the "Theaetetus," presented in small chunks of texts preceded by a summary and followed by in-depth analysis of the passages. The text would be an excellent companion to an upper level undergraduate course or graduate course on the "Theaetetus," and is an invaluable resource for anyone working in this range of Plato's dialogues. . . . This translation is a major accomplishment in terms of style and accuracy, and it is a pleasure to read. . . . Timothy Chappell's "Reading Plato's Theaetetus" is a first-rate piece of scholarship that will be of great service to students of the dialogue for years to come. --G. S. Bowe, "Bryn Mawr Classical Review"
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About Timothy Chappell

Timothy Chappell is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Dundee, UK.
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