Plato Alcibiades

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Plato  Alcibiades
Author : Plato
File Size : 41,7 Mb
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Language : English
Release Date : 06 September 2001
ISBN : 0521634148
Pages : 276 pages
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The first modern edition of Plato's Alcibiades, aimed at both students and scholars.

Plato  Alcibiades

The first modern edition of Plato's Alcibiades, aimed at both students and scholars.

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The Life of Alcibiades

This biography of Alcibiades, the charismatic Athenian statesman and general (c. 450–404 BC) who achieved both renown and infamy during the Peloponnesian War, is both an extraordinary adventure story and a cautionary tale that reveals the dangers that political opportunism and demagoguery pose to democracy. As Jacqueline de Romilly brilliantly documents,

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Nemesis

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Rediscovering the Alcibiades Major

It is a well-known fact that Kant used the lament of the Trojan queen, Hecuba, from Ovid’s Metamorphoses to describe the fate of metaphysics. But these words could equally be used to describe the peculiar fate of the Alcibiades Major. There was a time when this small dialogue was

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