The Stance of Plato

The Stance of Plato

by Albert Cook


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ISBN-13: 9780822630487
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/28/1996
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Albert Cook is Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature, English, and Classics at Brown University. He has published over thirty books, including The Odyssey: A Critical Edition (W. W. Norton), Myth and Language (University of Indiana Press), and History/Writing (The Cambridge University Press).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Prolegomena to the Interpretation of Plato Chapter 3 Equanimity and Danger: Distribution of Questions and Style of Confrontation in the Four Dialogues around Socrates' Trial Chapter 4 Dialectic, Irony, and Myth in Plato's Phaedrus Chapter 5 Plato and Poetry Chapter 6 Plato's Handling of Myth Chapter 7 Suspension, Hypothesis, Digression, and Poetic-Religious Authority in the Meno Chapter 8 Particles, Qualification, Ordering, Style, Irony, and Meaning in Plato's Dialogues Chapter 9 Some Statements in Plato's Dialogues Bearing on the Validity and Ontological Range of Language Chapter 10 The Black Eyes of the White Horse: Love in Plato's Dialogues Chapter 11 Plato and the Historical Consciousness Chapter 12 Afterword: Philosophy and Poetry

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