Plato, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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W. Heinemann, 1921
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Review: Laws, Books 7-12

User Review  - Alice Mennie - Goodreads

oh very very brilliant it made me laugh cry It is a really very special book to read. poetry really. with laughter and love and the wonderful nature and the stars and the moon it is what life is about. Of course one can enjoy reading its really very lovely to read. It brought me peace. Read full review

Review: Plato I: Euthyphro. Apology. Crito. Phaedo. Phaedrus. (Loeb Classical Library, #36)

User Review  - Heidi - Goodreads

I read the Apology and the Crito but didn't get to the Phaedo. The Apology is about Socrates' trial in Athens, where he is eventually condemned of blasphemy and corrupting the youth. This is Plato's ... Read full review

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Page 63 - How can you determine whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state?
Page 329 - ... them fictitious arguments, and making them think that they are true, and that 'the speaker is the wisest of men in all things ? Theaet.
Page 464 - Vols. (2nd Imp.) XENOPHON: HELLENICA, ANABASIS, APOLOGY, AND SYMPOSIUM. CL Brownson and OJ Todd. 3 Vols.
Page 127 - But it is impossible that evils should be done away with, Theodorus, for there must always be something opposed to the good; and they cannot have their place among the gods, but must inevitably hover about mortal nature and this earth. Therefore we ought to try to escape from earth to the dwelling of the gods as quickly as we can ; and to escape is to become like God, so far as this is possible; and to become like God is to become righteous and holy and wise.
Page 441 - Well, then, thought and speech are the same ; only the former, which is a silent inner conversation of the soul with itself, has been given the special name of thought.
Page 461 - THE LOEB CLASSICAL LIBRARY VOLUMES ALREADY PUBLISHED LATIN AUTHORS APULEIUS. THE GOLDEN ASS (METAMORPHOSES). Trans, by W. Adlington (1566). Revised by S. Gaselee. (<ith Impression.) AULUS GELLIUS. Trans, by JC Rolfe. 3 Vols. AUSONIUS. Trans, by HG Evelyn White. 2 Vols.
Page 463 - THEOPHRASTUS : ENQUIRY INTO PLANTS. Trans, by Sir Arthur Hort, Bart. 2 Vols. THUCYDIDES. Trans, by CF Smith. 4 Vols.
Page 35 - So great, then, is the importance of midwives; but their function is less important than mine. For women do not, like my patients, bring forth at one time real children and at another mere images which it is difficult to distinguish from the real.
Page 81 - ... each one, but now the face of things has changed. Soc. Why, my dear boy, you are young, and your ear is quickly caught and your mind influenced by popular arguments. Protagoras, or some one speaking on his behalf, will doubtless say in reply, Good people, young and old, you meet and harangue, and bring in the gods, the question of whose existence or non-existence I banish from writing or speech, or you talk about the reason of man being degraded to the level of the brutes, which is a telling...
Page 462 - TACTICUS, ASCLEPIODOTUS AND ONASANDER. Trans, by The Illinois Greek Club. AESCHINES. Trans, by CD Adams. AESCHYLUS. Trans, by H. Weir Smyth. 2 Vols. (Vol. I.

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