A Companion to Plato
Edited by Hugh H. Benson
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Companion to Plato by Hugh H. Benson
Book DescriptionThis 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 overviews of Plato's life, works and philosophical method
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405115216
(250mm x 180mm x 42mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Hugh H. Benson
Clitophon's Challenge, Hardback (May 2015)
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.
Companion to Plato, Paperback (January 2009)
This broad-ranging Companion comprises original contributions from some of the best Platonic scholars in the world today and reflects the various ways in which they are dealing with Plato's legacy. The contributions are devoted to topics in Platonic philosophy, ranging from perception and knowledge to politics and cosmology.
Socratic Wisdom, Hardback (October 1999)» View all books by Hugh H. Benson
While the early Platonic dialogues have often been appreciated for their ethical content, the characteristc features of these dialogues are decidedly epistemological. The author here attempts to uncover the epistemological view that underlies these previously neglected features of Socratic thought.
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Author Biography - Hugh H. Benson
Hugh H. Benson is Professor and Chair of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Oklahoma. He is the editor of Essays on the Philosophy of Socrates (1992) and author of Socratic Wisdom (2000) as well as various articles on the philosophy of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.
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