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New Meetup: Selected Dialogues of Plato

From: Scott
Sent on: Saturday, October 23, 2010 5:41 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for History of Philosophy Book Club!

What: Selected Dialogues of Plato

When: Saturday, November 20,[masked]:00 AM

Where: Cleveland Park Library
3310 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202)[masked]

We will discuss the following Dialogues of Plato: "Euthyphro", "Apology", "Crito", "Meno", and "Phaedo". Any edition you have is acceptable (sorry Classicists). All of these Dialogues are available in Five Dialogues: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo, ed. G. M. A. Grube, 2nd ed., Hackett Publishing Company, 2002. The cost of a new edition on amazon.com is $6.95. 156 pages. They are also in the public domain and thus freely available at several Web sites; click here for the links.

The following resources are useful for background information. commentary, and bibliographies:

"Plato" and "Plato's Ethics" in The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

"Plato" in The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

"Plato" in Wikipedia (if you scroll down to the middle of the page you will find links to Wikipedia's excellent overviews of individual Dialogues).

"Plato and his dialogues" by Bernard Suzanne

"Plato" in Philosophers: Parmenides to Quine

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