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Questions about the Greek philosopher Plato (428 or later – 348/347 BC) or his works. Questions about his works should be tagged with [greek-literature].
Does there exist an English translation of the Commentary on Plato's Phaedrus (In Platonis Phaedrum Scholia) by Hermias of Alexandria?
Feb 9, 2022 at 15:18
Is Neal Stephenson's novel Anathem a version of Plato's Republic?
Those who have read the novel and have a little Plato will understand why I ask. We often point to Swift as the originator of modern ...
Sep 30, 2021 at 4:48
I have been told there is an allusion to Plato in Fahrenheit 451. The name "Plato" is mentioned once, but I don't think it counts as an allusion.
He dialled the call on a secondary phone. ...
Jan 28, 2019 at 21:19
In the latter half of The Republic, book 5, Socrates and Glaucon are discussing the difference between knowledge of things things that exist and ignorance about things that don't exist. They suppose ...
Jan 18, 2019 at 18:14
Source: The Well-Educated Mind (2 edn 2016), p. 49 Middle.
If you don't have a reading partner who can meet with you face to face, you can
conduct discussions by letter (or email, as long as ...
May 7, 2018 at 9:01
Source: Intelligence and How to Get It: Why Schools and Cultures Count (2009). p. 49.
Second, the Confucian tradition, of which Japan and Korea are a part, has little use for the idea that ...
Apr 26, 2018 at 6:21
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