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Plato and the authorship of the Èpinomis"

A. E. Taylor

Plato and the authorship of the Èpinomis"

by A. E. Taylor

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Published by H. Milford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plato.,
  • Plato.

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    Other titlesEpinomis.
    Statementby A.E. Taylor.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination85 p.
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21551385M

      J.N. Findlay, distinguished scholar and acknowledged expert on Plato, argues persuasively for a new interpretation of the Platonic writings. He believes that Plato's Unwritten Doctrines were present in the background of all the great philosopher's mature written work. With the use of Aristotelian and other writings on these reported doctrines he demonstrates that they admit of an . Plato (/–/ BCE) was a Greek philosopher and mathematician of the Classic Age who founded the Academy of Athens. Noted as a student of Socrates, Plato has distinguished himself as one of the founders of Western philosophy by recording the teachings of his master and his own philosophies in 35 dialogues and 13 letters (some are disputed as spurious).

    The author of the Epinomis was so skillful in attaching this treatise to Plato's Laws that he not only convinced many modern scholars that his work was genuine, but led others to consider the Epinomis as the nearest equivalent to a Platonic work, increasing the importance of the astral soul and astral religion in Hellenistic philosophy. 1 Plato: The Man and His Works, p. For the most comprehensive study and defense of the authenticity of the Epinomis, to my knowledge, see Taylor’s Plato and the Authorship of the ‘Epinomis’.

    Plato Opera Vol. V by J. Burnet (editor), J. Burnet (editor) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Opera: Volume V: Minos, Leges, Epinomis, Epistulae, Definitiones Oxford Classical Texts by Plato - AbeBooks. Plato. Plato in Twelve Volumes, Vol. 9 translated by W.R.M. Lamb. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. The Annenberg CPB/Project provided support for entering this text. Purchase a copy of this text (not necessarily the same edition) from


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Plato and the Authorship of the Epinomis Paperback – January 1, by A. Taylor (Author) › Visit Amazon's A. Taylor Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central.

E Author: A. Taylor. The Epinomis is a dialogue attributed to Plato. Some sources in antiquity began attributing its authorship to Philip Plato and the authorship of the Èpinomis book Opus, and many modern scholars consider it spurious.

The dialogue continues the discussion undertaken in Plato's Laws/5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Taylor, A.E. (Alfred Edward), Plato and the authorship of the 'Epinomis'. London: H. Milford, []. The Epinomis is a dialogue attributed to Plato. Some sources in antiquity began attributing its authorship to Philip of Opus, and many modern scholars consider it spurious.

The dialogue continues t. : Plato & the Epinomis (): Taylor, A. E.: Books Books Go Search Hello Select your address Alexa can help at home. Best Sellers Customer Service New Releases. The Republic (Greek: Πολιτεία, translit. Politeia; Latin: De Republica) is a Socratic dialogue, authored by Plato around BC, concerning justice (δικαιοσύνη), the order and character of the just city-state, and the just man.

It is Plato's best-known work, and has proven to be one of the world's most influential works of philosophy and political theory, both intellectually.

Introduction to the Epinomis Introduction to the Epinomis. The name of this short dialogue denotes that it was intended to serve as an appendix to Plato’s is improbable, however, that Plato would have appended this scanty and unsatisfactory chapter to that comprehensive treatise, instead of correcting and expanding the latter in many places where it would apparently have benefited by.

Plato appended the Epinomis to the Laws in order to make it easier for the student to recognize the Stranger’s intentions as well as to draw attention to Book VII of the Laws, the centre of the dialogue once Epinomis is recognized as its thirteenth book; it is here that the Stranger describes how a mathematical and astronomical man may become.

This outstanding work by a renowned Plato scholar presents the thought of the great Greek philosopher with historical accuracy and objective analysis. A brief introductory chapter about the philosopher's life is followed by an in-depth examination of his voluminous writings, particularly the dialogues.

A substantial appendix explores works often attributed to Plato. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by the British Academy, London, which was issued as v. 15 of the academy's Proceedings.

The unfinished Critias treats of lost Atlantis. Unfinished also is Plato's last work of the twelve books of Laws (Socrates is absent from it), a critical discussion of principles of law which Plato thought the Greeks might accept.

The Loeb Classical Library edition of Plato is in twelve volumes. Title. The title Epinomis designates the work as an appendix to Plato's Laws (whose title in Greek is Nomoi).Our sources also make reference to it as the thirteenth book of the Laws (though this presupposes the division of that dialogue into twelve books, which "is probably not earlier than the Hellenistic age"), [1] as well as under the titles Nocturnal Council (because it deals with the.

work of disputed authorship, the Halcyon, included here, and the Epigrams as well) is The Works of Plato, edited by George Burges, in six volumes, for the Bohn Classical Library, London: G. Bell and Sons, – This is a ‘literal’ translation, not easy to read or otherwise use.

The great Athenian philosopher Plato was born in BCE and lived to be eighty. Acknowledged masterpieces among his works are the Symposium, which explores love in its many aspects, from physical desire to pursuit of the beautiful and the good, and the Republic, which concerns righteousness and also treats education, gender, society, and slavery.

THE EPINOMIS. THE Epinomis, or Nocturnal Convention, was not written by Plato, but, as we are informed by Diogenes Laertius, by Philip Opuntius, one of Plato's difciples.

This dialogue, which, as its name implies, is a fupplement to-the Laws, is highly valuable, both for its great antiquity, its author being. The Complete Works of Plato - Ebook written by Plato. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Complete Works of Plato. On the Authorship of Plato. That is the autoritas, or authority, of the book is under scrutiny, and we hope the perfection of the writer’s vision has not been sullied by the work of many hands.

Minos, Laws or o, Epinomis, Letters. Divisions of the Platonic corpus have been varied. It was the goddess Pallas who founded Athens, nurtured it and taught it and gave it the form of a Republic which Plato describes in his books.

But in the books of the Laws he composes the State on the model of the government of Crete, Sparta, and the new Attica, and he begins the work with God, the author of all laws. There are also a number of essays relating to various aspects of Plato's works.

Plato (/ BC – / BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece. He was also a mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world.

The works that have been transmitted to us through the middle ages under the name of Plato consist in a set of 41 so-called "dialogues" plus a collection of 13 letters and a book of it was already obvious in antiquity that not all of these were from Plato's own hand.

Plato appended the Epinomis to the Laws in order to make it easier for the student to recognise the stranger's intentions as well as to draw attention to Book VII of the Lawsl mthe centre of the.The only drawback is the sheer size of the book - which is simply a result of Plato's prodigious output Of course, you can probably buy them all very cheaply in an eBook format now - but the hard-copy is easier to use if you are studying and therefore need to make cross references regularly/5().When Philosophers Rule: Ficino on Plato's Republic, Laws & Epinomis.

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