By Susan B. Levin

During this examine, Levin explores Plato's engagement with the Greek literary culture in his therapy of key linguistic concerns. This research, conjoined with a brand new interpretation of the Republic's known critique of poets, helps the view that Plato's paintings represents a important precedent for modern reflections on ways that philosophy could gain advantage from appeals to literature.

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70, 2. 17, three. 414, eight. 546 37. ordinarily, I reserve this type for features and powers that mortals wouldn't have, and passages that depict gods as having capacities that still belong to mortals, or doing issues that mortals can also do, are positioned in different different types. LITERARY ETYMOLOGY 29 Hera shed thick mist (aer) round her horses (II. five. 775-76); reinforcing this etymology, he affiliates the goddess with air back later within the paintings (14. 282). In what could be an identical etymological stream extrapolated one step extra, Euripides has Helen say that Hera "made void the affection that may were for Paris and me and gave him, now not me, yet in my likeness fashioning a respiring picture out of the sky's air (6|j,oi

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