A commentary on Plato"s Meno

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Klein offers a line-by-line commentary on the text of the Meno itself that animates the characters and conversation and carefully probes each significant turn of the argument.

"A major addition to the literature on the Meno and necessary reading for every student of the dialogue."—Alexander Seasonske, Philosophical Review/5(2).

"A major addition to the literature on the Meno and necessary reading for every student of the dialogue."—Alexander Seasonske, Philosophical Review "There exists no other commentary on Meno which is so thorough, sound, and enlightening."—Choice Jacob Klein () was a student of Martin Heidegger and a tutor at St.

John's College from. It is a line by line commentary on Plato's Meno, and it talks broadly about other dialogues of Plato. Jacob Klein is one of the few classicists who has written both about Plato and Euclid, and what he has to say about color and surface that Socrates uses as an example of definition in the Meno is thus of great s: 5.

Plato wrote Meno about BCE, placing the events about BCE, when Socrates was 67 years old, and about three years before he was executed for corrupting Athenian youth.

Meno was a young man who was described in historical records as treacherous, eager for wealth and supremely : Emrys Westacott. Having read or re-read most of Plato for a summer reading project, I also wanted to make some time to revisit Jacob Klein's Commentary on Meno.

The writing of commentaries is something I've been very into lately, though mine are all about old video games and fantasy series, so it is gratifying to read one so masterful about so complex a subject/5.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Klein, Jacob, Commentary on Plato's Meno. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press []. "A major addition to the literature on the Meno and necessary reading for every student of the dialogue."--Alexander Seasonske, Philosophical Review "There exists no other commentary on Meno which is so thorough, sound, and enlightening."--Choice Jacob Klein () was a student of Martin Heidegger and a tutor at St.

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Buy A Commentary on Plato's Meno New edition by Jacob Klein (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). The Meno, one of the most widely read of the Platonic dialogues, is seen afresh in this original interpretation that explores the dialogue as a theatrical as Socrates's listeners would have questioned and examined their own thinking in response to the presentation, so, Klein shows, should modern readers become involved in the drama of the Price: $   He is the author of numerous books, and he has translated Plato's "Meno" for Focus Publishing, as well as edited two volumes of readings on Liberty.

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Meno (/ ˈ m iː n oʊ /; Greek: Μένων, Menōn) is a Socratic dialogue scripted by appears to attempt to determine the definition of virtue, or arete, meaning virtue in general, rather than particular virtues, such as justice or first part of the work is written in the Socratic dialectical style and Meno is reduced to confusion or aporia.

A conversation based on Plato's famous "Meno" dialogue. Socrates and Meno delay a game of golf to discuss the origins of virtue, knowledge, and the soul. (And, apparently, Thessalians speak with. Commentary: Many comments have been posted about Meno.

Download: A 66k text-only version is available for download. Meno By Plato Written B.C.E Translated by Benjamin Jowett. Persons of the Dialogue MENO SOCRATES A SLAVE OF MENO ANYTUS. Meno. Also very relevant is Jacob Klein, A Commentary on Platos Meno.

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Meno is very ready to admit that justice is virtue: ‘Would you say virtue or a virtue, for there are other virtues, such as courage, temperance, and the like; just as round is a figure, and black and white are colours, and yet there are other figures and other colours.

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Let Meno take the examples of figure and colour, and try to define them.’. Plato's Meno Commentary (1st ed., pdf, MB, 6x9 in., 25 Nov ) Now available on for $ 2.

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Abstract. This thesis offers an analysis of Plato’s Meno, in which the Greek philosopher addresses more directly than in any other dialogue the character of. A Commentary on Plato's Meno Paperback – May 1 by Jacob Klein (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

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Calvert, B. () ‘ Meno's paradox reconsidered ’, Journal of the History of Philosophy –52 Calvert, B.

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A Commentary on Plato's Meno: Jacob Klein: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(29). [1] Four books are consistently cited throughout the notes: Richard Stanley Bluck, Plato's Meno, Cambridge University Press, ; Jacob Klein, A Commentary on Plato's Meno, University of North Carolina Press, ; Roslyn Weiss, Virtue in the Cave: Moral Inquiry in Plato's Meno, Oxford University Press, ; and Dominic Scott, Plato's Meno, Cambridge.

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This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Meno by Plato. Meno is one of Plato’s shortest but most influential dialogues.

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'Dominic Scott's new monograph on Plato's Meno is a tour de force. Readers of Plato in general, and this extensively-mined dialogue in particular, will be aware of how high the standards have now been set for writing about Plato as both literary genius and philosophical pioneer, by Taylor, Cornford, Vlastos and by: A Commentary on Plato's Meno.

Jacob Klein. University of Chicago Press () Authors Klein offers a line-by-line commentary on the text of the Meno itself that animates the characters and conversation and carefully probes each significant turn of the argument.

Buy the book $ used (63% off) $ direct from Amazon $ new Buy the book: $ direct from Amazon $. MENO: Indeed, Socrates, I protest that I had no such intention. I only asked the question from habit; but if you can prove to me that what you say is true, I wish that you would.

SOCRATES: It will be no easy matter, but I will try to please you to the utmost of my power. Suppose that you call one of your numerous attendants, that I may. Meno’s second proposal is that virtue is the “power of governing mankind.” This second definition does not have the same inadequacy as the first, but it still will not do, for the obvious.

“Meno”, v.copyright John Holbo, PHE/GEM S: Therefore, since everyone’s virtue is the same, try to tell me – and try to remember what File Size: KB.[77b] whole and sound, and tell me what it is.

The pattern you have now got from me. Meno Well, in my view, Socrates, virtue is, in the poet's words, “to rejoice in things honorable and be able for them” 1; and that, I say, is virtue—to desire what is honorable and be able to procure it.

Socrates Do you say that he who desires the honorable is desirous of the good?MENO.

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By Plato. Translated by Lee Perlman. The bold numbers and letters are universal ‘stephanus’ page numbers, which provide a common reference between different translations. PERSONS OF THE DIALOGUE: Meno, Socrates, A Slave of Meno (Boy), Anytus. MENO: Can you tell me1, Socrates, whether aretê is something that canFile Size: 1MB.