Musings on the Meno : a new translation with commentary

by John E. Thomas


  • to the Meno.- A. Plato, the Man.- B. Plato's Use of Dialogue Form.- C. The Meno as a Transitional Dialogue.- D. Plato on Socrates and Sophistry.- E. The Date of the Meno.- F. The Characters of the Meno.- Translation of the Meno.- Commentary.- I. Socrates' Elenchos at Work (70a1-81a7).- 1. The Opening Conversation: The Relevance of the Ti-Poion Distinction (70a1-71b7).- 2. Lesson One: Definition Is Not Enumeration (71e-73c5).- 3. Lesson Two: Correct Form Isn't Everything (73c8-75a9).- 4. Models for Muddles (75b1-77a5).- 5. Digression on the Logic of the What-is-X Question.- 6. Lesson Three: You Can't Teach an Old Dog New Tricks (77a5-79e4).- 7. Perplexity and Paradox (79e5-81a7).- II. Anamn?sis (81a10-86c6).- 1. Knowledge as Recollection: (i) Narration (81a10-82a6).- A. The Mythical-Religious View.- B. Vlastos: Anamn?sis as Inference.- C. Hare: Anamn?sis as a Dimension of Meaning.- D. Moravcsik: The Entitative Aspect of Remembering.- E. Chomsky on Innate Ideas.- F. The Enigma of "the Knowledge That Is in Us".- 2. Knowledge as Recollection: (ii) Demonstration (82a8-86c6).- A. The Slave-Boy Interview.- B. Stages of Recollection.- C. The Slave-Boy Interview as a Mini-Meno.- III. The Method of Hypothesis (86c7-100c2).- 1. Introduction of the Method: The Geometrical Example (86c7-87b2.- 2. Application of the Method: 'Virtue is Knowledge' Established (87b2-89c4).- 3. Ramification of the Method: 'Virtue is Knowledge' Challenged (89c5-96c10).- 4. True Opinion versus Knowledge (96d1-100c2).- Name Index.

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書名 Musings on the Meno : a new translation with commentary
著作者等 Plato
Thomas, John E.
Thomas J.E.
シリーズ名 Martinus Nijhoff classical philosophy library
出版元 Martinus Nijhoff
s for U.S. and Canada, Kluwer Boston
刊行年月 1980
版表示 Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1980
ページ数 xiv, 222 p.
大きさ 25 cm
ISBN 9024721210
NCID BA00944452
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言語 英語
出版国 オランダ