By (author) Plato
Volume editor Albert Keith Whitaker
Translated by Albert Keith Whitaker
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Parmenides by Plato
Book DescriptionThis is an English translation of one of the more challenging and enigmatic of Plato's dialogues between Socrates and Parmenides and Zeno of Elea, that begins with Zeno defending his treatise of Parmenidean monism against those partisans of plurality. Focus Philosophical Library translations are close to and are non-interpretative of the original text, with the notes and a glossary intending to provide the reader with some sense of the terms and the concepts as they were understood by Plato's immediate audience.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780941051965
(215mm x 9mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
Publisher: Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1996
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Plato
Albert Keith Whitaker (Ph.D. University of Chicago) had taught philosophy at Boston College. He was series editor for the Focus Philosophical Library for many years, and is the author of a translation of Plato's "Parmenides."
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