Table of contents for Trials of reason : Plato and the crafting of philosophy / David Wolfsdorf.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Interpretation 
I.	Introduction								2
II.	Interpreting Plato								4
III.	The Political Culture of Plato's Early Dialogues				9
IV.	Dialogue								19
V.	Character and History							25
VI.	The Mouthpiece Principle							31
VII.	Forms of Evidence							41	
Desire									
I.	Socrates as an Erotic Figure						51
II.	The Subjectivist Conception of Desire					57
III.	Instrumental and Terminal Desire						70
IV.	Rational and Irrational Desires						84
V. 	Desire in the Critiqe of Akrasia						87
VI.i	Interpreting Lysis								102 
VI.ii	The Deficiency Conception of Desire					104
VI.iii	Inauthentic Friendship							116
VI.iv	The Three-Dimensional Conception of Desire				124
VII.	Anti-Philosophical Desires						130
Knowledge
I.	Excellence as Wisdom							150
II.	The Epistemic Unity of Excellence						153
III.	Dunamis and Technê 							173
IV.	Goodness and Form		 					191		 
V. 	The Epistemological Priority of Definitional Knowledge			211
VI.	Ordinary Ethical Knowledge						226
Method
I.	The Socratic Fallacy							251
II.	Socrates' Pursuit of Definitions						253
III.i	Hupothesis								270
III.ii	Two Postulates 								278
III.iii	The Geometrical Illustration						281
III.iv	Geometrical Analysis							290
III.v	The Method of Reasoning from a Postulate					296
IV.	Elenchus and Hupothesis							303	
V.	Knowledge and Aitia							309
VI.i	F-conditions								316
VI.ii	Cognitive Security							326
							
Aporia
I.	Forms of Aporia								335
II.	Dramatic Aporia								343
III.i	The Example of Charmides						357
III.ii	Charmides as Autobiography						359	
III.iii	The Politics of Sophrosunê						363
III.iv	Critias' Philotimia 							370
III.v	Self-Knowledge and the Knowledge of Knowledge				384
III.vi	Knowledge of Knowledge and Knowledge of the Good			399
IV.	Philosophy and the Polis							400
Appendices									
I.	List of Commonly Used Greek Words					410
II.	The Irony of Socrates							367
Bibliography								445

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Plato.
Philosophy, Ancient.