ONCE AGAIN THE OPENING OF PLATO'S GORGIAS

@article{Sansone2009ONCEAT,
  title={ONCE AGAIN THE OPENING OF PLATO'S GORGIAS},
  author={D. Sansone},
  journal={The Classical Quarterly},
  year={2009},
  volume={59},
  pages={631 - 633}
}
  • D. Sansone
  • Published 2009
  • Philosophy
  • The Classical Quarterly
James Doyle has performed a considerable service by calling attention to the way in which the opening of Plato’s Gorgias prefigures ‘the opposition between philosophy and its deadly rival rhetoric, and the ruthless contention by which this opposition is dramatized’ throughout the dialogue:1 The words , the first words of the dialogue, anticipate the ensuing conflict between Socrates, the champion of philosophy, and Gorgias, Polus and Callicles, who bear the standard of the ‘art’ of rhetoric… Expand
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