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Protagoras/Meno by Plato
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Apr 26, 10

really liked it
bookshelves: ancient, classsics, greek, learning, philosophy, social-theory
Read in April, 2010

This book explains Plato's position on the nature of virtue.

The two books provide an interesting contrast of Plato's evolving theory in this area, the first book perhaps representing more truly Socrates theory and character, while Meno shows Plato's later elaboration and sanctification of Socrates.

Protagoras is remarkable refreshing and easy to read, it's set up within a very honest and human dynamic, making the philosophy engaging and easy to follow.

Short and sweet, nice taster course for Plato.

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