Protagoras and Meno by Plato
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Protagoras and "Meno"
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Protagoras and "Meno"

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Protagoras and Meno by Plato

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This volume contains new translations of two dialogues of Plato, the Protagoras and the Meno, together with explanatory notes and substantial interpretive essays. Robert C. Bartlett's translations are as literal as is compatible with sound English style and take into account important textual variations. Because the interpretive essays both sketch the general outlines of the dialogues and take up specific theoretical or philosophic difficulties, they will be of interest not only to those reading the dialogues for the first time but also to those already familiar with them. The Protagoras and the Meno are linked by the attention each pays to the idea of virtue: the latter dialogue focuses on the fundamental Socratic question, "What is virtue?"; the former on the specific virtue of courage, especially in its relation to wisdom. An appendix contains a short extract from Xenophon's Anabasis of Cyrus that vividly portrays the figure of Meno.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801488658
ISBN-10: 0801488656
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Pages: 168
Imprint: Cornell University Press
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publish Date: 29-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Robert C. Bartlett is the Behrakis Professor of Hellenic Political Studies at Boston College. He is author of The Idea of Enlightenment: A Postmortem Study, translator of "Protagoras" and "Meno," editor of Xenophon's The Shorter Socratic Writings and of Pierre Bayle's Various Thoughts on the Occasion of a Comet, and coeditor of Action and Contemplation: Studies in the Moral and Political Philosophy of Aristotle.

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