Gorgias

Gorgias

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One of Plato's most widely read dialogues, Gorgias treats the temptations of worldly success and the rewards of the genuinely moral life. Appealing to philosophers as a classic text of moral philosophy—and to everyone for its vividness, clarity, and occassional bitter humor—this new translation is accompanied by explanatory notes and an illuminating and

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One of Plato's most widely read dialogues, Gorgias treats the temptations of worldly success and the rewards of the genuinely moral life. Appealing to philosophers as a classic text of moral philosophy—and to everyone for its vividness, clarity, and occassional bitter humor—this new translation is accompanied by explanatory notes and an illuminating and accessible introduction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192831651
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/22/1994
Series:
World's Classics Series
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
4.56(w) x 7.31(h) x 0.38(d)
Lexile:
1230L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Robin Waterfield was commissioning editor at Penguin between 1988-91, and now works as a consultant editor for Collins Harvill, freelance translator, and writer of children's books. His acclaimed translations of Plato include Philebus (1982), Theaetus (1987), Early Socratic Dialogues (1987), Republic (1993), and Symposium (1994). He lives in Teddington, Surrey.

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Gorgias 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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manirul01 More than 1 year ago
Lovely...! beautiful.....!.... Just enjoy it.....!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Gorgias should be mandatory reading for anyone who is involved in government or holds a position of authority. Socrates' arguments slip by unchecked at times, but the dialogue should (and I think will) inspire consideration of important issues of power and responsibility. I recommend to all as essential reading.
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