Table of contents for Plato and the art of philosophical writing / Christopher Rowe.


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Preliminaries: reading Plato; The dialogues; Introduction: The simile of the cave in the Republic; 1. The Apology: Socrates' defence, Plato's manifesto; 2. The Phaedo: Socrates' defence continued; 3. 'Examining myself and others', I: knowledge and soul in Charmides, First Alcibiades, Meno, Republic, Euthyphro, Phaedrus; 4. The moral psychology of the Gorgias; 5. 'Examining myself and others', II: soul, the excellences and the 'longer road' in the Republic; Interlude: a schedule of the genuine dialogues; 6. Knowledge and the philosopher-rulers of the Republic, I: knowledge and belief in Book V; 7. Knowledge and the philosopher-rulers of the Republic, II: the limits of knowledge; 8. The Theaetetus, and the preferred Socratic-Platonic account of knowledge; 9. The form of the good and the good: the Republic in conversation with other dialogues; 10. Republic and Timaeus: the status of Timaeus' account of the physical universe; 11. Plato on the art of writing and speaking (logoi): the Phaedrus; Epilogue: What is Platonism?


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Plato.
Plato -- Literary art.
Plato -- Influence.