9780826435354

The Continuum Companion to Plato

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  • ISBN13:

    9780826435354

  • ISBN10:

    0826435351

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-06-28
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
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Summary

This comprehensive reference guide includes over 140 entries on every aspect of Plato's thought.

Table of Contents

Listof Contributors \ Acknowledgements \ List of Abbreviations \ Introduction \ PartI: Plato's Life, Historical, Literary and Philosophic Context\ Life of Plato \ Aristophanes andintellectuals \ Education \ Eleatics \ Isocrates and Logography \ Orality andLiteracy \ Poetry (epic and lyric) \ Presocratics \ Pythagoreans \ Rhetoric andspeech-making \ Socrates (historical) \ Socratics other than Plato) \ Sophists\ Part II: The Dialogues \The Platonic Corpus and ManuscriptTradition \ Alcibiades \ Apology\ Charmides \ Clitophon \ Cratylus \ Crito \ Dubious and spurious dialogues(Alcibiades II, Hipparchus, Minos, Rival Lovers, Axiochus, Definitions, OnJustice, On Virtue, Demodocus, Eryxias, Sisyphus) \ Euthydemus \ Euthyphro \ Gorgias \ Hippias Major \ Hippias Minor \ Ion\ Laches \ Laws \ Letters \ Lysis \ Menexenus \ Meno \ Parmenides \ Phaedo \Phaedrus \ Philebus \ Politicus (Statesman) \ Protagoras \ Republic \ Sophist \ Symposium \ Theaetetus \ Theages \ Timaeus-Critias\ Part III: Special Features of the Dialogues \ Anonymity \ Characters\ Drama \ History \ Humor \Irony \ Language \ Literary composition \ Musical structure \ Myths and stories\ Pedagogical structure \Pedimental structure \ Play and seriousness \ Proleptic composition \ Socrates(the character) \ Part IV: Concepts, Themes and Topics treated in theDialogues \ Aesthetics \ Akrasia \ Antilogy and eristic \ Appearance andreality \ Art \ Beauty \ Being and becoming \ Causality \ Cave \ City \ Cosmos\ Daimon \ Death \ Desire \ Dialectic \ Divided Line \ Education \ Elenchus \ Epistemology\ Ethics \ Excellence \ Forms \ Friendship \ Goodness \ Happiness \ Image \Imitation \ Inspiration \ Intellectualism \ Justice \ Language \ Law \ Logic \logos Account \ Love \ Madness and possession\ Mathematics \ Medicine \ Method \ Music \ Myth \ Nature \ Non-propositionalknowledge \ One, the \ Ontology \ Paederasteia \ Participation \ Perception andsensation \ Philosophy and the philosopher \ Piety \ Pleasure \ Poetry \ Reason \ Recollection \ Rhetoric\ Self-knowledge \ Sophists \ Soul \ Sun simile \ Theology \ Vision \ Women \Writing \ Part V: Later Reception, Interpretation and Influence \ The Ancient World \ Ancient Hermeneutics\ Aristotle and Plato \ Academy of Athens, Ancient History of \ Ancient JewishPlatonism \ Neoplatonism and its diaspora \ TheMiddle Ages and Renaissance \ Medieval Islamic Platonism \ Medieval Jewish Platonism\ Medieval Christian Platonism \ Renaissance Platonism \ Cambridge Platonism \ Modern and Contemporary Philosophy \ Earlymodern philosophy: from Descartes to Berkeley\ Nineteenth-century idealisms \ Nineteenth Century Plato scholarship \Developmentalism \ Compositional chronology \ Analytic approaches \ Vlastosianapproaches \ Continental approaches \ Straussian approaches \ Plato's‘Unwritten doctrines' \ Esoterism \ The Tübingen Approach \ Anti-Platonism,ancient to modern \ Bibliography \ Index of Names (other than Plato andSocrates) \ Index of Topics

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