"Pochwała Heleny" Gorgiasza z Leontinoi (Gorgias' "Helen")


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Zbigniew Nerczuk
Nicolaus Copernicus University
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This is the introduction and the translation of Gorgias' "Helen". The speech is considered to be one of the most interesting pieces of early Greek rhetoric not only because of its rhetorical, but also because of its philosophical value. There is no doubt that it sets out the outlines of the sophistic conception of logos and (along with another Gorgias' speech Palamedes) represents the starting point for the Plato's critique of Gorgias' rhetoric in the dialogue "Gorgias'.
Keywords Gorgias  Sophists  ancient Philosophy  ancient rhetoric
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