The Euthydemus of Plato
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Published by The Claredon press in Oxford .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementwith revised text, introduction, notes, and idices, by Edwin Hamilton Gifford.
ContributionsGifford, Edwin Hamilton, 1820-1905, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA4279 .E8 1905
The Physical Object
Pagination51, [47], 81 p.
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6552325M
LC Control Number12037847
OCLC/WorldCa5626428

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The Euthydemus is, of all the Dialogues of Plato, that in which he approaches most nearly to the comic poet. The mirth is broader, the irony more sustained, the contrast between Socrates and the two Sophists, although veiled, penetrates deeper than in any other of his writings. Then once more the admirers of the two heroes, in an ecstasy at their wisdom, gave vent to another peal of laughter, while the rest of us were silent and amazed. Euthydemus, observing this, determined to persevere with the youth; and in order to heighten the effect went on asking another similar question. Euthydemus by Plato Euthydemus, written circa BCE, is dialogue by Plato which satirizes what Plato presents as the logical fallacies of the Sophists. In it, Socrates describes to his friend Crito a visit he and various youths paid to two brothers, Euthydemus and Dionysodorus, both of whom were prominent Sophists from Chios and Thurii.5/5(1). About the author () Plato was born c. B.C. in Athens, Greece, to an aristocratic family very much involved in political government. Pericles, famous ruler of .

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Plato. Euthydemus of Plato. Oxford: Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Plato. Document Type. However, Plato educated several subsequent philosophers, chief among them Aristotle, and his writings eventually formed the backbone of Western philosophy. This edition of Plato’s Euthydemus is specially formatted with over a dozen pictures of Plato and other famous Ancient Greek philosophers.   From the Introduction:"Neglected for ages by Plato scholars, the Euthydemus has in recent years attracted renewed attention. The dialogue, in which Socrates converses with two sophists whose.   Euthydemus, written c. BC, is a dialogue by Plato which satirizes what Plato presents as the logical fallacies of the Sophists. In it, Socrates describes to his friend Crito a visit he and various youths paid to two brothers, Euthydemus and Dionysodorus, both of whom were prominent Sophists from Chios and :