Socratic Perplexity and the Nature of Philosophy

Oxford University Press (1999)
Abstract
Gareth Matthews suggests that we can better understand the nature of philosophical inquiry if we recognize the central role played by perplexity. The seminal representation of philosophical perplexity is in Plato's dialogues; Matthews examines the intriguing shifts in Plato's attitude to perplexity and suggests that these may represent a course of philosophical development that philosophers follow even today.
Keywords Perplexity (Philosophy
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Call number B105.P47.M37 1999
ISBN(s) 0198238282
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