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Plato (Routledge Revivals)
Plato: The Written and Unwritten Doctrines

ISBN 9780415693554
Published February 11, 2013 by Routledge
500 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1974, J. N. Findlay's work argues persuasively for a new interpretation of the Platonic writings. He believes that Plato's Unwritten Doctrines were present in the background of all the great philosopher's mature written work.

Table of Contents

1. Introductory and Biographical 2. General Sketch of the Eidetic Theory and of its Arithmetized Version 3. The Socratic Dialogues 4. The Ideological Dialogues: The Meno, Phaedo, Symposium and Phaedrus 5. The Ideological Dialogues: The Republic 6. The Stoicheiological Dialogues: The Cratylus, Theaetetus and Parmenides 7. The Stoicheiological Dialogues: The Sophist, Statesman, Philebus and Epistles 8. Plato's Philosophy of the Concrete: The Timaeus, Critias, laws and Epinomis 9. Appraisal of Phtonism and its Influence

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John Niemeyer Findlay