Plato on the Rhetoric of Philosophers and Sophists Marina McCoy

ISBN: 9780511364310

Published: January 29th 2008

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Plato on the Rhetoric of Philosophers and Sophists  by  Marina McCoy

Plato on the Rhetoric of Philosophers and Sophists by Marina McCoy
January 29th 2008 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | | ISBN: 9780511364310 | 9.67 Mb

In this book, Marina McCoy explores Plato s treatment of the rhetoric of philosophers and sophists through a thematic treatment of six different Platonic dialogues, including Apology, Protagoras, Gorgias, Republic, Sophist, and Phaedras. She arguesMoreIn this book, Marina McCoy explores Plato s treatment of the rhetoric of philosophers and sophists through a thematic treatment of six different Platonic dialogues, including Apology, Protagoras, Gorgias, Republic, Sophist, and Phaedras.

She argues that Plato presents the philosopher and the sophist as difficult to distinguish, insofar as both use rhetoric as part of their arguments. Plato does not present philosophy as rhetoric-free, but rather shows that rhetoric is an integral part of the practice of philosophy.



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