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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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Plato's Epistles

The Republic


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Criticism about Plato

Chronology and Narrative Apparatus in Plato's Dialogues
"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
Plato and His Dialogues
"An introductory essay on Plato and his dialogues."
Contains: Commentary, Criticism
Author: Bernard F. Suzanne
From: Exploring Ancient World Cultures

Biographical sites about Plato

Greek Philosophy - Plato
Information on Plato's life and Platonic philosophy.
Contains: Sketch, Commentary
From: History for Kids!
Island of Freedom - Plato
Biographical information on Plato
Contains: Pictures, Bibliography, Extensive Bio
Author: Robert Sarkissian
From: Island of Freedom
Science and Human Values - Plato
An essay on Plato and Platonic philosophy.
Contains: Commentary, Extensive Bio
Author: Fred L. Wilson

Other sites about Plato

Plato and his dialogues
"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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Last Updated Mar 25, 2014