Gorgias (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
224
Utgivningsdatum
2008-04-01
Förlag
OUP Oxford
Översättare
Robin Waterfield
Medarbetare
Waterfield, Robin
Dimensioner
198 x 126 x 10 mm
Vikt
140 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780199540327
Gorgias (häftad)

Gorgias

av Plato
Häftad Engelska, 2008-04-01
79
Fåtal ex i lager. Skickas inom 1-2 vardagar.
Fri frakt inom Sverige över 159 kr för privatpersoner.
Finns även som
Visa alla 8 format & utgåvor
The struggle which Plato has Socrates recommend to his interlocutors in Gorgias - and to his readers - is the struggle to overcome the temptations of worldly success and to concentrate on genuine morality. Ostensibly an enquiry into the value of rhetoric, the dialogue soon becomes an investigation into the value of these two contrasting ways of life. In a series of dazzling and bold arguments, Plato attempts to establish that only morality can bring a
person true happiness, and to demolish alternative viewpoints.

It is not surprising that Gorgias is one of Plato's most widely read dialogues. Philosophers read it for its coverage of central moral issues; others enjoy its vividness, clarity and occasional bitter humour. This new translation is accompanied by explanatory notes and an informative introduction.
Visa hela texten

Passar bra ihop

  1. Gorgias
  2. +
  3. The Expedition of Cyrus

De som köpt den här boken har ofta också köpt The Expedition of Cyrus av Xenophon (häftad).

Köp båda 2 för 168 kr

Kundrecensioner

Har du läst boken? Sätt ditt betyg »

Fler böcker av Plato

Övrig information

<br>Robin Waterfield was commissioning editor at Penguin between 1988-91, and now works as a consultant editor for Collins Harvill, freelance translator, and writer of children's books. His acclaimed translations of Plato include Philebus (1982), Theaetus (1987), Early Socratic Dialogues (1987), Republic (1993), and Symposium (1994). He lives in Teddington, Surrey.<br>