<strong>Protagoras!</strong> (Synopsis – highlights & unredacted quotes lifted from the Socratic dialogue by Plato, Benjamin Jowett translation)
Socratic Dialogues - Synopses :)!

Protagoras! (Synopsis – highlights & unredacted quotes lifted from the Socratic dialogue by Plato, Benjamin Jowett translation)

Themes: On whether virtue can be taught, On the unity of virtue, on the weakness of the will/meaning of being “overcome by pleasure”, ascertaining the nature and relations of virtue(s)… COMPANION: And is this stranger really in your opinion a fairer love than the son of Cleinias?  SOCRATES: And is not the wiser always the fairer, … Continue reading

<strong>Sophist!</strong> (Synopsis – highlights & unredacted quotes lifted from the Socratic dialogue by Plato, Benjamin Jowett translation)
Socratic Dialogues - Synopses :)!

Sophist! (Synopsis – highlights & unredacted quotes lifted from the Socratic dialogue by Plato, Benjamin Jowett translation)

Themes: The search after the sophist, inquiry into the nature/reality of not-being, on the problem of Being, on admixture/communion of natures, on the possibility of falsehood, on the conception of language and opinion, on the definition of disease, vice, ignorance, the nature of essence… THEODORUS: Nay, Socrates, he is not one of the disputatious sort–he is too good for … Continue reading