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  1. added 2019-06-06
    Plato’s Doctrine of Temperance.John A. Mourant - 1932 - New Scholasticism 6 (1):19-31.
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    2. The Puzzles of Moderation.Chris Bobonich - 2013 - In Christoph Horn (ed.), Platon: Gesetze/Nomoi. De Gruyter. pp. 23-44.
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  3. added 2017-11-06
    On the Value of Drunkenness in the Laws.Nicholas Baima - 2017 - Logical Analysis and History of Philosophy 20:65-81.
    Plato's attitude towards drunkenness is surprisingly positive in the Laws, especially as compared to his negative treatment of intoxication in the Republic. In the Republic, Plato maintains that intoxication causes cowardice and intemperance, while in the Laws, Plato holds that it can produce courage and temperance. This raises the question: Did Plato change his mind, and if he did, why? Ultimately, this paper answers affirmatively and argues that his marks a substantive shift in Plato's attitude towards anti-rational desires.
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  4. added 2015-04-08
    Socrates and Protagoras on Σωφρoσυnη and Justice: "Protagoras" 333–334.Richard D. McKirahan - 1984 - Apeiron 18 (1):19 - 25.
  5. added 2015-04-01
    Wisdom, Moderation, and Elenchus in Plato's Apology.Christopher S. King - 2008 - Metaphilosophy 39 (3):345–362.
    This article contends that Socratic wisdom (sophia) in Plato's Apology should be understood in relation to moderation (sophrosune), not knowledge (episteme). This stance is exemplified in an interpretation of Socrates' disavowal of knowledge. The god calls Socrates wise. Socrates holds both that he is wise in nothing great or small and that the god does not lie. These apparently inconsistent claims are resolved in an interpretation of elenchus. This interpretion says that Socrates is wise insofar as he does not believe (...)
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  6. added 2015-03-16
    Sōphrosunē, Self, and State: A Partial Defense of Plato.Paul Eisenberg - 1975 - Apeiron 9 (2):31 - 36.