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Gorgias Benjamin Jowett

Gorgias

Benjamin Jowett

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ISBN : 9781603862943
Paperback
124 pages
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An unabridged edition with introduction for study: Plato can do with words just as he pleases- to him they are indeed more plastic than wax (Republic). We are in the habit of opposing speech and writing, poetry and prose. But he has discovered aMoreAn unabridged edition with introduction for study: Plato can do with words just as he pleases- to him they are indeed more plastic than wax (Republic). We are in the habit of opposing speech and writing, poetry and prose. But he has discovered a use of language in which they are united- which gives a fitting expression to the highest truths- and in which the trifles of courtesy and the familiarities of daily life are not overlooked.