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Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

Franz Kafka, | Philosophy (Academic)
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Published: Apr 2012
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Pages: 83

The Metamorphosis (German: Die Verwandlung, also sometimes termed The Transformation) is a novella by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915. It is often cited as one of the seminal works of fiction of the 20th century and is widely studied in colleges and universities across the western world. The...

Lysis or friendship

Lysis or friendship

Plato. | Philosophy (Academic)
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 40

Lysis is a dialogue of Plato which discusses the nature of friendship. It is generally classified as an early dialogue. The main characters are Socrates, the boys Lysis and Menexenus who are friends, as well as Hippothales, who is in unrequited love with Lysis and therefore, after the initial...


Laches of Courage

Laches of Courage

Plato. | Philosophy (Academic)
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 44

The Laches is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato. Participants in the discourse present competing definitions of the concept of courage.

Ion

Ion

Plato. | Philosophy (Academic)
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 26

In Ion, Plato presents a dialogue between his influential teacher Socrates and a distinguished rhapsode, Ion. While Socrates considers himself “a common man who only speak the truth” (47), Ion is proud and boastful, regarding himself as a rhapsode who can “speak about Homer better than any...

Statesman

Statesman

Plato. | Philosophy (Academic)
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 141

The Statesman (Greek: Πολιτικός, Politikos), also known by its Latin title, Politicus, is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato. The text describes a conversation among Socrates, the mathematician Theodorus, another person named Socrates (referred to as "Young Socrates"), and an unnamed...


The Meno

The Meno

Plato. | Philosophy (Academic)
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 72

Meno (Ancient Greek: Μένων) is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato. It attempts to determine the definition of virtue, or arete, meaning virtue in general, rather than particular virtues, such as justice or temperance. The first part of the work is written in the Socratic dialectical style...

The Republic

The Republic

Plato. | Philosophy (Academic)
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 484

The Republic (Greek: Πολιτεία, Politeia) is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato around 380 BC concerning the definition of justice and the order and character of the just city-state and the just man.[1] The dramatic date of the dialogue has been much debated and though it must take place...

The Gorgias

The Gorgias

Plato. | Philosophy (Academic)
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 151

Gorgias is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato around 380 BC. In this dialogue, Socrates seeks the true definition of rhetoric, attempting to pinpoint the essence of rhetoric and unveil the flaws of the sophistic oratory popular in Athens at this time. The art of persuasion was widely considered...


Symposium

Symposium

Plato. | Philosophy (Academic)
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 95

The Symposium (Ancient Greek: Συμπόσιον) is a philosophical text by Plato dated c. 385–380 BC.[1] It concerns itself at one level with the genesis, purpose and nature of love, and (in later day interpretations) is the origin of the concept of Platonic love. Love is examined in a...

Sophist

Sophist

Plato. | Philosophy (Academic)
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 173

The Sophist (Greek: Σοφιστής) is a Platonic dialogue from the philosopher's late period, most likely written in 360 BC. Having criticized his Theory of Forms in the Parmenides, Plato presents a new conception of the forms in the Sophist more mundane and down-to-earth than its predecessor...

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