Order and History, Volume 3

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University of Missouri Press, 2000 - History - 448 pages
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Plato and Socrates
57
The Gorgias
78
The Republic
100
Phaedrus and Statesman
189
Timaeus and Critias
224
The Laws
269
PART TWO ARISTOTLE
323
Aristotle and Plato
325
Science and Contemplation
347
The Science of the Polis
369
On Types of Character and Skepticism
413
Index
429
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Page 79 - I mean an intelligent word graven in the soul of the learner, which can defend itself, and knows when to speak and when to be silent.
Page 49 - Order and History is a philosophical inquiry concerning the principal types of order of human existence in society and history as well as the corresponding symbolic forms.
Page 86 - ... in his speech makes discussion impossible. The condition of Socrates touches upon a problem, familiar to all of us who have had experiences with rightist or leftist intellectuals. Discussion is indeed impossible with a man who is intellectually dishonest, who misuses the rules of the game, who by irrelevant profuseness seeks to avoid being nailed down on a point, and who gains the semblance of victory by exhausting the time which sets an inevitable limit to a discussion. The...

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