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Plato
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Theaetetus

Plato


9780486825533

Dover


Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500


Paperback

160 pages

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A systematic treatment of the question, What is knowledge? , this masterpiece from Plato's later period features a dialogue between Socrates and his student, Theaetetus. Topics include knowledge as perception, knowledge as true belief, and knowledge as a justified true belief. This edition was translated by the noted classical scholar Francis M. Cornford, who offers extensive ongoing commentaries that provide helpful background information and valuable insights.

By:   Plato
Imprint:   Dover
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 203mm,  Width: 127mm, 
ISBN:   9780486825533
ISBN 10:   0486825531
Pages:   160
Publication Date:   October 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

Plato ranks among the most familiar ancient philosophers, along with his teacher, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle. In addition to writing philosophical dialogues - used to teach logic, ethics, rhetoric, religion, and mathematics as well as philosophy - he founded Athens' Academy, the Western world's first institution of higher learning.

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