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  1. added 2018-03-05
    The Unity of Virtue, Ambiguity, and Socrates’ Higher Purpose.George Rudebusch - 2017 - Ancient Philosophy 37 (2):333-346.
    In the Protagoras, Socrates argues that all the virtues are the very same knowledge of human wellbeing so that virtue is all one. But elsewhere Socrates appears to endorse that the virtues-such as courage, temperance, and reverence-are different parts of a single whole. Ambiguity interpretations harmonize the conflicting texts by taking the virtue words to be equivocal, such as between theoretical and applied expertise, or between a power and its deeds. I argue that such interpretations have failed in their specifics (...)
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  2. added 2015-04-19
    The Unity of Virtue.Terry Penner - 1973 - Philosophical Review 82 (1):35-68.
  3. added 2015-04-08
    Piety, Justice, and the Unity of Virtue.Mark L. McPherran - 2000 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 38 (3):299-328.
  4. added 2015-03-26
    How the Inadequate Models for Virtue in the "Protagoras" Illuminate Socrates' View of the Unity of the Virtues.Margaret Hartman - 1984 - Apeiron 18 (2):110 - 117.
  5. added 2015-03-18
    Socratic Thought-Experiments and the Unity of Virtue Paradox.Michael T. Ferejohn - 1984 - Phronesis 29 (2):105 - 122.
  6. added 2015-03-14
    The Unity of the Virtues in Plato's Protagoras and Laches.Daniel T. Devereux - 1992 - Philosophical Review 101 (4):765-789.
    Plato's "laches" is an investigation into the nature of courage with the intention of demonstrating the difficulty of singling out one virtue, namely courage, and defining it separately from the other cardinal virtues such as bravery, wisdom, justice, temperance, and piety. As the dialogue proceeds it becomes evident that socrates not only relates courage with the battlefield, but also with other spheres of life. Of special interest is his reference of being courageous regarding desires and pleasures where an overlap of (...)
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    What Laches and Nicias Miss-and Whether Socrates Thinks Courage Merely a Part of Virtue.Terry Penner - 1992 - Ancient Philosophy 12 (1):1-27.
  8. added 2014-02-21
    Sokrates sam ze sobą rozmawia o sprawiedliwości [Socrates Talks to Himself about Justice]. Piechowiak - 2009 - In Artur Pacewicz (ed.), Kolokwia Platońskie - Gorgias. Instytut Filozofii Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego. pp. 71-92.
    The analysis focuses on the passage of Gorgias (506c–507c) in which Plato’s Socrates is having a dialog with himself. Socrates is talking to someone who, better than any other partner of discussion, is capable to discern the truth; this is an extraordinary way of expressing philosophical views by Plato. It suggests that in this passage Plato is considering questions which are of a primary importance. There are also other signs, both in the structure of the text and in the comments (...)
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