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Timaeus And Critias

Author : Plato
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Genre : Philosophy
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Timaeus and Critias is a Socratic dialogue in two parts. A response to an account of an ideal state told by Socrates, it begins with Timaeus’s theoretical exposition of the cosmos and his story describing the creation of the universe, from its very beginning to the coming of man. Timaeus introduces the idea of a creator God and speculates on the structure and composition of the physical world. Critias, the second part of Plato’s dialogue, comprises an account of the rise and fall of Atlantis, an ancient, mighty and prosperous empire ruled by the descendents of Poseidon, which ultimately sank into the sea.

The Works Of Plato The Republic Timaeus And Critias

Author : Plato
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The Textual Tradition Of Plato S Timaeus And Critias

Author : Gijsbert Jonkers
ISBN : 9789004335202
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In The Textual Tradition of Plato's Timaeus and Critias, Gijsbert Jonkers presents a new examination of the medieval manuscripts of both Platonic dialogues, an overview of the ancient tradition and a vast collection of ancient testimonia.

Republic Timaeus Critias

Author : Plato
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Character Plot And Thought In Plato S Timaeus And Critias

Author : Welliver
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Plato Timaeus And Critias Rle Plato

Author : A E Taylor
ISBN : 9781136234699
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Plato’s Timaeus was his only cosmological dialogue and for almost thirteen hundred years it provided the basis in the West for educated people’s general view of the natural world. The author provides a translation of this important work, together with the Critias – the source of the legendary tale of Atlantis. He has taken particular care to provide an accurate rendering of Plato’s words and to avoid putting his own or any other interpretation on the works.

The Timaeus And The Critias

Author : Plato
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Plato S Natural Philosophy

Author : Thomas Kjeller Johansen
ISBN : 0521067480
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Plato's dialogue the Timaeus-Critias presents two connected accounts, that of the story of Atlantis and its defeat by ancient Athens and that of the creation of the cosmos by a divine craftsman. This book offers a unified reading of the dialogue. It tackles a wide range of interpretative and philosophical issues. Topics discussed include the function of the famous Atlantis story, the notion of cosmology as 'myth' and as 'likely', and the role of God in Platonic cosmology. Other areas commented upon are Plato's concepts of 'necessity' and 'teleology', the nature of the 'receptacle', the relationship between the soul and the body, the use of perception in cosmology, and the work's peculiar monologue form. The unifying theme is teleology: Plato's attempt to show the cosmos to be organised for the good. A central lesson which emerges is that the Timaeus is closer to Aristotle's physics than previously thought.

Interpreting The Timaeus Critias

Author : Tomás Calvo Martínez
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Plato The Timaeus And The Critias Or Atlanticus The Thomas Taylor Translation

Author : Platon
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