Reading Plato

Routledge (1999)
Taking the critique of writing in the Phaedrus as a starting point, where Socrates argues that a book cannot choose its reader nor can it defend itself against misinterpretation, Reading Plato offers solutions to the problems of interpreting the Platonic dialogues. Thomas A. Slez'ak pursuasively argues that the dialogues are designed to stimulate philosophical inquiry and to elevate philosophy to the realm of oral dialectic
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Call number B395.S96913 1999
ISBN(s) 0415189837   9780415189835   0415189837 (hbk.)
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