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Judith Stove

Starting with Plato

Judith Stove offers a brief introduction to the great dialogues of Plato, including some readings and discussion of key sections.

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Plato’s Theaetetus (P3)

In “Plato’s Theaetetus,” Judith Stove explores Socrates’s analysis of perception, reality, and change, revealing how Protagoras’s theory faces scrutiny through philosophical inquiry.

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Judith Stove

Plato’s Theaetetus (P2)

In “Plato’s Theaetetus,” Judith Stove examines Theaetetus’s initial proposition that knowledge is perception, exploring Socratic analysis that challenges Protagoras’s perspective on reality and appearance.

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Plato’s Meno (P2)

In “Plato’s Meno 2,” Judith Stove delves into the concept of virtue as practical excellence or ‘strength,’ exploring its implications and the challenges of teaching it. The dialogue’s exploration leaves us pondering its true nature.

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Plato’s Meno (P1)

In “Plato: Meno 1” by Judith Stove, the captivating dialogue “Meno” takes center stage as questions of virtue, teaching, and learning are dissected. Stove introduces readers to Meno’s character and his pursuit of understanding virtue, setting the stage for a profound exploration of moral standards and education.

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Why Read Plato?

In “Why Read Plato?” by Judith Stove, the transformative power of discovering Plato’s writings is explored. From initially struggling with Plato’s dialogues to recognizing their profound impact on Western thought, Stove discusses how Plato’s multifaceted works have shaped philosophy, literature, and even the Renaissance. The article also emphasizes the importance

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