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Plato's theory of pleasure : essays on Plato's Protagoras, Gorgias, Phaedo, Republic and Philebus

Lee, John Mason


The essays presented in this thesis are all concerned in some way with Plato's views on pleasure, However I have not hesitated to discuss both topics and particular arguments which, strictly speaking, are ancillary to this central theme, The order followed is this. In Chapter I, I discuss first of all the influence of contemporary medical theory on fifth- and fourth-century Greek ethics, I then mention the views of Prodicus on the semantics of pleasure, and argue that his distinctions were...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-09-19
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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