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Plato

3.95 of 5 Votes: 4
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http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/plato/
 
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The Allegory of the Cave (2000)
language
English
4.33 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: The first reading, in the first seminar course, in your first year at Saint Mary's! Everyone reads this and goes "WTF?!". It's so funny to look back and remember that discussion and how awkward it was. No one understood the story, no one knew anyone in the class, the professor...
Das Höhlengleichnis (1998)
language
English
4.33 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: "Anyone with intelligence would remember that the eyes may be confused in two ways and from two causes, coming from light into darkness as well as from darkness into light. Realizing that the same applies to the soul, whenever he sees a soul disturbed and unable to see something,...
Apology/Crito/Phaedo (2000)
language
English
4.13 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: It seems ridiculous to rate Plato's dialogues, especially since these three (Apology, Crito, and Phaedo) are our closest historical link to Socrates, the father of Western philosophy. I'm sure I tried reading these dialogues 30 years ago but didn't have the proper mindset. Comin...
Lysis (2004)
language
English
3.52 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: One of the more headache-inducing Socratic dialogues that I've read. Concerning friendship, love, and good and evil, with Socrates doing most of the talking. Really convoluted and hard to follow half the time. At one point Socrates alludes to evil being necessary for good to exis...
Mari Berbincang bersama Plato: Persahabatan (Lysis) (2009)
language
English
3.52 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I don’t know what the point of this dialogue is. To guess a bit, and consistent with other Platonic dialogues, Socrates’ intention is to instruct Hippothales on how to court his beloved Lysis. Socrates advises that Lysis must be humbled, taught that he doesn’t know that much, a...
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