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Statementtranslated by Edmund Spenser; edited by Frederick Morgan Padelford.
ContributionsSpenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599., Padelford, Frederick Morgan, 1875-1942., Rayanus, Hermannus Welsdalius, fl. 1555-1568.
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LC ClassificationsB391.A8 S7 1934a, B391.A8 S7 1934a
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 29 p. facsim. (p. [33]-60), [61]-64 p., 1 ¾., facsim. (p. 67-80)
Number of Pages80
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Open LibraryOL17868679M
LC Control Number34015083

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Axiochus  (ΑΞΙΟΧΟΣ) may not have been written by Plato. Socrates presents various arguments to the gravely ill Axiochus for why he should not fear death. The first is that the dead experience nothing because they do not exist and so by definition can not suffer from death.

The Axiochus is a Pseudo-Platonic dialogue, unusual in that it portrays Socrates delivering a philosophical consolation to someone about to die, which draws on Stoic and Epicurean themes. Axiochus of Plato book author By donald.

Attributed to Plato. A fasimile reproduction of the edition, with t.p.: Axiochus. A most excellent dialogue, written in Greeke by Plato the phylosopher translated out of Greeke by Edw. Spenser London, Printed for Cuthbert Burbie,   Through your own ignorance, Axiochus, you are combining sensation with the want of sensation and you are acting and speaking in a manner at variance with your self; and you do not consider that you are at one and the same time lamenting your want of sensation, and Axiochus of Plato book at the idea of your rotting away.

Plato contra atheos. Plato against the atheists, or The tenth book of the Dialogue on laws, accompanied with critical notes, and followed by extended dissertations on some of the main points of the Platonic philosophy and theology, especially as compared with the Holy Scriptures.

In terms of why it is best to be just rather than unjust for the individual, Plato prepares an answer in Book IX consisting of three main arguments. Plato says that a tyrant's nature will leave him with "horrid pains and pangs" and that the typical tyrant engages in a lifestyle that will be physically and mentally exacting on such a : Plato.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Pseudo-Plato, Axiochus by Jackson P. Hershbell,Scholars Press edition, in English Pseudo-Plato, Axiochus ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by: 3.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. PLATO (πλάτων) (c. BCE - c. BCE) and Lucius APULEIUS (c.

- ), translated by George BURGES ( - ) It is not generally agreed whether Plato was the author of any of these books. Plato's dialogues have been used to teach a range of subjects, including philosophy, logic, ethics, rhetoric, religion and mathematics.

His lasting themes include Platonic love, the theory of forms, the five regimes, innate knowledge, among others/5(9). The present first edition of two of Plato's authentic dialogues is preceded only by the pseudo-Platonic Axiochus translated by Spenser (printed in and known by a unique copy only) and a selection of Plato's dialogues printed for school use in The identity of the translator was revealed when a copy was found in John Evelyn's library.

Word Counts by Language; English (, words) Greek (9, words) Italian (18 words). Overview. Outstanding translations by leading contemporary scholars--many commissioned especially for this volume--are presented here in the first single edition to include the entire surviving corpus of works attributed to Plato in antiquity.

In his introductory essay, John Cooper explains the presentation of these works, /5(15). The Laws by Plato are the final and lengthiest dialogue written by the renowned Ancient Greek ered something of a magnum opus by scholars of classical philosophy, in this book Plato sets out the principles of legal theory, and how /5(30).

Plato's Republic is widely acknowledged as one of the most influential works in the history of philosophy. Presented in the form of a dialogue between Socrates and three different interlocutors, it /5(43). Axiochus (Greek: Ἀξίοχος) is a Socratic dialogue attributed to Plato, but which has been considered spurious for over years.

The work dates from the Hellenistic era, c. 1st century BC. The author was probably a Platonist, or perhaps a Neopythagorean. It forms part of the consolation literature. NB I did NOT read this kindle book, but did read the Compete Works of Plato translated by Jowett, however, it was so long it was printed in more than one volume, this is the one I chose to use; in fact, I read more than 31 books, but not many more/5.

The Greek text of Plato's dialogues composing the nine Thrasyllian tetralogies (see above), plus that of several of the spurious dialogues (Definitions, About Justice, About Virtue, Demodocus, Sisyphus, Eryxias and Axiochus), is published in critical edition in the five volumes of Platonis Opera in the Oxford Classical Texts (OCT) collection.

Outstanding translations by leading contemporary scholars--many commissioned especially for this volume--are presented here in the first single edition to include the entire surviving corpus of works attributed to Plato in antiquity.

In his introductory essay, John Cooper explains the presentation of these works, discusses questions concerning the chronology of their /5(10). THE PHILOSOPHY COLLECTION [97 BOOKS]CATHOLIC WAY PUBLISHINGARISTOTLE | THE WORKS OF ARISTOTLEPLATO | THE DIALOGUES OF PLATO — The Complete Texts by the Greatest Philosophers that ever lived.

— Corpus Aristotelicum: All 47 Books by Aristotle. Plus 3 Books About Aristotle — 43 Books by Plato; 14 Spurious Texts.

4 Books About Plato. the works of plato; a new and literal version, chiefly from the text of stallbaum. vol. containing the doubtful works; epinomis, on virtue, demodocus, axiochus, on. His theory of forms launched a unique perspective on abstract objects, and led to a school of thought called Platonism.

Plato’s writings have been published in 5/5(2). The Works of Plato Vol. VI book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. THE WORKS OF PLATO; A NEW AND LITERAL VERSION, CHIEFLY FROM THE 4/5. found: LCCS: PAZ5 (Plato. Spurious and doubtful works. Axiochus (Axiochus de contemnenda morte).

In some earlier eds. ascribed to Xenocrates, of Chalcedon, and published under title Liber de morte; ascribed by other authorities to Aeschines Socraticus) PAA4 (under Aeschines Socraticus: dialogues and letters pub.

under this name are spurious; cf. Plato. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

Pseudo-Plato, Axiochus in SearchWorks catalog. Plato, mathematician, philosopher and founder of the Academy in Athens, is, together with his teacher, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, universally considered to have laid the foundations of Western philosophy.

His philosophical dialogues remain among the most widely read and influential of all philosophical texts and his enduring influence on virtually. There are five individual publications of Dialogues by Plato: Gorgias, Axiochus, Hipparchus and first to circulate was Bruni’s Latin translation of Gorgias, by an unknown printer working in Florence or Bologna, with the cognomen “printer of Johannes Barbatia”, c.

(Census P ).Axiochus was printed initially in Deventer, in the framework of a spiritual. Author by: Plato Languange: en Publisher by: e-artnow (Open Publishing) Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 38 Total Download: File Size: 52,9 Mb Description: This carefully crafted ebook: “The Complete Works of Plato (Unabridged)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of (/ BC – / BC).

Book Excerpt nineteen-twentieths of all the writings which have ever been ascribed to Plato, are undoubtedly genuine.

There is another portion of them, including the Epistles, the Epinomis, the dialogues rejected by the ancients themselves, namely, the Axiochus, De justo, De virtute, Demodocus, Sisyphus, Eryxias, which on grounds, both of. There are also a number of essays relating to various aspects of Plato's works.

Plato (/ BC – / BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece. He was also a mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world/5(70).

This carefully crafted ebook: "Plato: The Complete Works” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Plato (/ BC - / BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece.5/5. These come from the Platonic dictionary of philosophical terms called Definitions, which was probably written by one of Plato’s followers at the Academy.

aretê (virtue). The best disposition; the state of a mortal creature which is in itself praiseworthy; the state on account of which its possessor is said to be good; the just observance of the laws; the disposition on account of.

l the writings which have ever been ascribed to Plato, are undoubtedly genuine. There is another portion of them, including the Epistles, the Epinomis, the dialogues rejected by the ancients themselves, namely, the Axiochus, De justo, De virtute, Demodocus, Sisyphus, Eryxias, which on grounds, both of internal and external evidence, we are able with equal certainty to reject.

This erudite collection offers all of Plato's works, including each and every one of the apocrypha texts, as well as all of Plato’s original Greek texts. There are many other Plato collections available for the Kindle, which is why we have made our edition particularly special, with bonus biographies, a scholarly criticism section and /5(15).

Plato wrote several things: Apology, Crito, Charmides, Laches, Lysis, Euthyphro, Ion, Gorgias, Protagoras, Meno, Euthydemus, Cratylus, Phaedo, Phaedrus, Symposium.

Introduction. Born at Athens in a family of noble descent, Plato (b. –– d. – BCE) naturally sought throughout his life to play a political role as councilor or legislator, not only at Athens but also abroad, especially in Sicily.A writer and philosopher, Plato was above all a citizen who, as is attested by the ten books of the Republic and the twelve books of the Laws.

Apocrypha by PLATO (ΠΛΆΤΩΝ) (c. BCE - c. BCE) and Lucius APULEIUS (c. - ), translated by George BURGES ( - ) Genre(s): Ancient Read by: Geoffrey Edwards in English.

1, words. Editor’s Note. The following text is an excerpt from Plato’s dialogue Eythydemus translated by Benjamin Jowett. Here Socrates seeks to convince Cleinias, the son of Axiochus, who is something of a “dumb jock,” and thus a tough sell, that wisdom is of paramount importance to the good life and that philosophy, as the love of wisdom, is thus the noblest of pursuits.

only unworthy of Plato, and in several passages plagiarized from him, but flagrantly at variance with historical fact. It will be seen also that I do not agree with Mr. Grote’s views about the Sophists; nor with the low estimate which he has formed of Plato’s Laws; nor with his opinion respecting Plato’s doctrine of the rotation of the Size: 8MB.The collection includes works such as the Minos, Epinomis, Demodocus, Eryxias, and Axiochus, which, though generally considered not to have been written by Plato, are 'Socratic' in form or style.

The text itself is clearly printed and laid out, with useful notes, and Cooper's introduction and notes about the translations are helpful in setting.This book occupies a place on my shelf of most precious books. The book itself is exceptional in that it provides all the works of Plato and some earlier discussions and letters from Socrates (Plato's mentor).

Within the chapters, are background notes and reading notes that are very helpful and the translation is perfect/5().

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