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Plato (428/427 B.C.E. - 348/347 B.C.E.)

Nationality: Greek
Born: Greek
Periods: Greek: Classical

Philosopher, student of Socrates, and author of The Republic.

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Apology

Laches

Plato's Epistles

The Republic

Republic

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Criticism about Plato

Chronology and Narrative Apparatus in Plato's Dialogues
http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals/ElAnt/V1N8/tarrant.html
"There is... one excellent indicator of the relative lateness within the group of most books of the Republic, namely the frequent appearance of certain response-formulae, both positive and negative, which are otherwise held to be common only in post- Republic works."
Author: Harold Tarrant
From: Electronic Antiquity Vol. 1 no. 8 April 1994
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Plato and His Dialogues
http://eawc.evansville.edu/essays/suzanne.htm
"An introductory essay on Plato and his dialogues."
Contains: Commentary, Criticism
Author: Bernard F. Suzanne
From: Exploring Ancient World Cultures http://eawc.evansville.edu/
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Biographical sites about Plato

Greek Philosophy - Plato
http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/philosophy/plato.htm
Information on Plato's life and Platonic philosophy.
Contains: Sketch, Commentary
From: History for Kids!
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Island of Freedom - Plato
http://www.island-of-freedom.com/PLATO.HTM
Biographical information on Plato
Contains: Pictures, Bibliography, Extensive Bio
Author: Robert Sarkissian
From: Island of Freedom http://www.island-of-freedom.com/
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Science and Human Values - Plato
http://www.rit.edu/~flwstv/plato.html
An essay on Plato and Platonic philosophy.
Contains: Commentary, Extensive Bio
Author: Fred L. Wilson
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Other sites about Plato

Plato and his dialogues
http://plato-dialogues.org/
"An interpretation of Plato's dialogues as a consistent set of seven tetralogies meant for educating philosopher-kings."
Contains: Pictures, Extensive Bio, Works List, Works Available, Bibliography, Commentary
Author: Bernard Suzanne
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