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Making Sense of Socrates in a Dialogue of Contradictions: Studies in Plato's Protagoras

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dc.contributor.advisor Hamilton, Richard
dc.contributor.author Rodriguez, Evan
dc.date.accessioned 2008-06-02T18:26:27Z
dc.date.available 2008-06-02T18:26:27Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10066/1439
dc.description.abstract Examines Plato's Protagoras as a masterpiece of writing where literary and dramatic elements constitute its philosophical import. Part one, "A Dialogue of Contradictions," helps us understand the Protagoras as an exploration of the differences between philosophical and sophistic method through an analysis of its complex cast of characters. Part two, "Making sense of Socrates," focuses on a close textual reading of the last fifteen pages of the dialogue to clarify the significance of the confrontation between Socrates and Protagoras.
dc.description.sponsorship Haverford College. Dept. of Classics
dc.description.sponsorship Haverford College. Dept. of Philosophy en
dc.format.extent 472539 bytes
dc.format.extent 74849 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/us/
dc.subject.lcsh Plato. Protagoras
dc.subject.lcsh Plato -- Criticism and interpretation
dc.subject.lcsh Socrates
dc.title Making Sense of Socrates in a Dialogue of Contradictions: Studies in Plato's Protagoras en
dc.type Thesis (B.A.) en
dc.description.refereed Charles Schwartz Memorial Prize
dc.rights.access Open Access
dc.description.award The Charles Schwartz Memorial Prize in Philosophy


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