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Studies in Greek Philosophy, Volume II:
Socrates, Plato, and Their Tradition
Gregory Vlastos
Edited by Daniel W. Graham

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS vii
INTRODUCTION xi
NOTE ON TEXTUAL CONVENTIONS xv
LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS xvii
PART ONE: SOCRATES
1. The Paradox of Socrates 3
2. Platis's Socrates' Accusers 19
3. Brickhouse and Smith's Socrates on Trial 25
4. Socrates on Political Obedience and Disobedience 30
5. Socrates on Acrasia 43
6. Was Polus Refuted? 60
PART TWO: PLATO
A. ETHICS, SOCIAL AND POLITICAL THEORY
7. The Theory of Social Justice in the Polis in Plato's Republic 69
8. The Rights of Persons in Plato's Conception of the Foundations of Justice 104
9. The Virtuous and the Happy: Irwin's Plato's Moral Theory 126
10. Was Plato a Feminist? 133
B. METAPHYSICS AND EPISTEMOLOGY
11. Anamnesis in the Meno 147
12a. The Third Man Argument in the Parmenides 166
12b. Addendum to the Third Man Argument in the Parmenides 191
12c. Addenda to the Third Man Argument: A Reply to Professor Sellars 194
12d. Postscript to the Third Man: A Reply to Mr. Geach 204
13. On a Proposed Redefinition of "Self-Predication" in Plato 215
C. SCIENCE
14. The Role of Observation in Plato's Conception of Astronomy 223
15. Disorderly Motion in Plato's Timaeus 247
16. Creation in the Timaeus: Is It a Fiction? 265
PART THREE: AFTER PLATO
17. A Note on the Unmoved Mover 283
18. Minimal Parts in Epicurean Atomism 285
19. Zeno of Sidon as a Critic of Euclid 315
BIBLIOGRAPHY: THE WORKS OF GREGORY VLASTOS 325
INDEX LOCORUM 331
GENERAL INDEX 343

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