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Platonic myth and Platonic writing

Robert Zaslavsky

Platonic myth and Platonic writing

by Robert Zaslavsky

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Published by University Press of America in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plato.,
  • Mythology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Zaslavsky.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB398.M8 Z37
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 294 p. (p. 294 blank) ;
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4094229M
    ISBN 100819113816, 0819113824
    LC Control Number80005563

    Frequently hear someone reject the computer as an educational tool for children and youth with the argument that it harms the development of memory or of some reasoning ability. Previously we heard similar arguments in rejecting electronic calculators that would prevent the ability of mathematical thinking. All this reminds me of a famous passage in Plato's dialogue Phaedrus ca; Plato. Plato (/ ˈ p l eɪ t oʊ / PLAY-toe; Greek: Πλάτων Plátōn, pronounced [plá.tɔːn] in Classical Attic; / or / – / BC) was an Athenian philosopher during the Classical period in Ancient Greece, founder of the Platonist school of thought, and the Academy, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world.. He is widely considered the pivotal figure in Era: Ancient philosophy.

      The Platonic Art of Myth Making: Myths as informative Phantasmata, Catherine Collobert Chapter Six. Spectacles from Hades. On Plato’s Myths and Allegories in the Republic, Pierre Destrée Part II. Approaches to Platonic Myths Chapter Seven. The Pragmatics of ‘Myth’ in Plato’s Dialogues: The Story of Prometheus in the Protagoras, Claude.   This volume contains ten papers, eight of which have not been previously published, dealing with Plato's use of myth in the dialogues. Of these ten papers, eight contain interpretations of a single myth from a particular dialogue, one contains an attempt to extract a coherent doctrine from Plato's several eschatological myths, and one, the last, discusses the portrayal of themes from Platonic.

    Plato and myth - the misunderstanding of the Republic's condemnation. I have entitled this article "Myth - the Final Phase of Platonic Education" for two reasons: firstly because I want to explore the fascinating area of Platonic myth; and secondly because I hope that the title will have provoked a small degree of surprise, since it is commonly held that Plato disliked myth.   Platonic myths: The Myth of the Metals Octo Febru ~ Neel Burton In the Republic, having discussed the class of producers and the class of guardians, Socrates goes on to discuss the third and last class of citizen in his ideal State, the class of rulers.


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Platonic myth and Platonic writing book Myth and Platonic Writing: A Philosophico-Literary Exploration revised and corrected second edition by Dr. Robert Zaslavsky (Author). Platonic Myth and Platonic Writing [Robert Zaslavsky] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Myth is one aspect of this relation whose importance for the study of Plato is only now beginning to be recognized. Reflection on this topic is essential not only for understanding Plato's conception of philosophy and its methods, but also for understanding more broadly the relation between philosophy.

Platonic Myth And Platonic Writing. avg rating — 2 ratings — 3 editions. Want to Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. The Latin and Greek Roots of English Words Keyed to Selected and Targeted Vocabulary: For Use by High Schoolers, Middle Schoolers, Elementary Schoolers /5(7).

Platonic Myth and Platonic Writing 内容简介 Dr. Zaslavsky rejects the common notion that what makes a myth in Plato a myth (as opposed to a speech or logos) is its truth : Robert Zaslavsky.

Plato and Myth: Studies on the Use and Status of Platonic Myths - Google Books. This volume seeks to show how the philosophy of Plato relates to the literary form of his discourse. Myth is one aspect of this relation whose importance for the study of Plato is only now beginning to be recognized.

Reflection on this topic is essential not only for understanding Plato s conception of philosophy and its methods. The majority of the myths he invents preface or follow a philosophical argument: the Gorgias myth (a–a), the myth of the androgyne (Symposium d–d), the Phaedo myth (c–a), the myth of Er (Republic a–d), the myth of the winged soul (Phaedrus a–d), the myth of Theuth (Phaedrus c–e), the cosmological myth of the Statesman (–e), the Atlantis myth.

"The Platonic Art of Myth-Making: Myth as Informative Phantasma" published on 01 Jan by by: 4. The myth, which involves an Egyptian king, Thamus, and Theuth (Thoth), the god of writing. One lesson seems to be that some truths can only be communicated personally, by oral tradition, and in this respect writing is over-valued (cf.

Plato's Seventh Letter). Plato’s Cave Metaphor and Theory of the Forms. We explain Plato’s Allegory of the Cave and Plato’s Theory of the Forms to help readers understand the essence of Plato’s overarching theory.

[1] [2] First we explain Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, also known as Plato’s Cave Metaphor (a metaphor for enlightenment, the noumenal world as it relates to virtues like justice, and the duty of. The word myth is commonly thought to mean a fictional story, but few know that Plato was the first to use the term muthos in that sense.

He also used muthos to describe the practice of making and telling stories, the oral transmission of all that a community keeps in its collective memory.

In the first part of Plato the Myth Maker, Luc Brisson reconstructs Plato's multifaceted description of Cited by: Timaeus (/ t aɪ ˈ m iː ə s /; Greek: Τίμαιος, translit. Timaios, pronounced [tǐːmai̯os]) is one of Plato's dialogues, mostly in the form of a long monologue given by the title character Timaeus of Locri, written c.

work puts forward speculation on the nature of the physical world and human beings and is followed by the dialogue Critias. Zaslavsky rejects the common notion that what makes a myth in Plato a myth (as opposed to a speech or logos) is its truth value.

Therefore, after an analysis of. The Utility Of Myth: Plato 's Metaphysics Words | 7 Pages. The Utility of Myth in Plato’s Metaphysics Plato speaking from the mouth of Socrates in Phaedo, tells us, “people are likely not to be aware that those who pursue philosophy aright study nothing but dying and being dead.” (61a) As a philosopher Plato sought to offer not only descriptions of the world him around, but.

The allegory of the cave, or Plato's Cave, was presented by the Greek philosopher Plato in his work Republic (a–a) to compare "the effect of education (παιδεία) and the lack of it on our nature".It is written as a dialogue between Plato's brother Glaucon and his mentor Socrates, narrated by the allegory is presented after the analogy of the sun (b–c) and the.

Platonic myth, as a species of traditional tale, is thus both distinct from philosophical dialectic and similar to it. Ultimately, the most powerful effect of Platonic myth is the way in which it.

John-Francois Mattei, “The Theatre of Myth in Plato,” Platonic Writings, Platonic Readings, ed. Charles Griswold (New York: Routledge, ), 66– Though myth does this to a far more exaggerated degree, all proper writing does this also, in that it may raise us to the world of truth but it cannot fully explain what is by: 1.

Posted in Philosophy Aristophanes Hephaestus myth of Aristophanes origin of love origins of love Plato platonic myths Symposium Zeus Published by Neel Burton Neel Burton is a psychiatrist, philosopher, writer, and wine-lover who lives and teaches in Oxford, England. Critias (/ ˈ k r ɪ t i ə s /; Greek: Κριτίας), one of Plato's late dialogues, recounts the story of the mighty island kingdom Atlantis and its attempt to conquer Athens, which failed due to the ordered society of the Athenians.

Critias is the second of a projected trilogy of dialogues, preceded by Timaeus and followed by Hermocrates. The latter was possibly never written and Critias. Shelves: platonism, philosophy, myth, greco-roman-myth This book certainly had some great information, but really lacked focus.

The writer was either over zealous, or attempting to make a show of his erudition; my feeling is it was probably more the former than the latter/5. Plato tells Glaucon the "Myth of Er" to explain that the choices we make and the character we develop will have consequences after death. In Book II of the Republic, Socrates points out that even the gods can be tricked by a clever charlatan who appears just while unjust in his psyche, in that they would welcome the pious but false "man of the.The book concludes with a comprehensive reevaluation of the significance of the Symposium and its place in Plato’s thought generally, touching on major issues in Platonic scholarship: the nature of art, the body-soul connection, the problem of identity, the relationship between mythos and logos, Platonic love, and the question of authorial writing and the vanishing signature of the absent Plato by: Acknowledgements v Preface vii Note vii Introduction 1 Λόγος and Μῦθος 11 Platonic Writing 21 The Platonic Myth 29 The Socratic Myth 55 The Republic Tetralogy A Non-myth and Myths Paramyths Conclusion Appendix I: Μῦθος and its derivatives in the Platonic corpus Appendix Epistles bc3 Bibliography Index Verborum Graecorum Index.