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Plato on parts and wholes

the metaphysics of structure

by Verity Harte

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plato.,
  • Whole and parts (Philosophy)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-291) and indexes.

    StatementVerity Harte.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB398.W42 H37 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 311 p. ;
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3699836M
    ISBN 100198236751
    LC Control Number2003265273
    OCLC/WorldCa50270119

      “This power came forth out of the Atlantic Ocean, for in those days the Atlantic was navigable; and there was an island situated in front of the straits which are by you called the Pillars of Heracles; the island was larger than Libya and Asia put together, and was the way to other islands, and from these you might pass to the whole of the opposite continent which surrounded the true ocean. Looking for books by Plato? See all books authored by Plato, including The Republic, and Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo, and more on

    This edition includes a select bibliography, a synopsis of each book, a glossary of terms, a glossary and index of names, and a general index. "Reeve's new translation of Republic is the one to order for students Reeve draws on his thorough understanding of Plato's central work to provide an informed translation and properly brief.   The Allegory of the Chariot. In the Phaedrus, Plato (through his mouthpiece, Socrates) shares the allegory of the chariot to explain the tripartite nature of the human soul or psyche. The chariot is pulled by two winged horses, one mortal and the other immortal. The mortal horse is .

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Find all the books Cited by: Verity Harte. This book is an examination of Plato's treatment of the relation between a whole and its parts in a group of Plato's later Plato on parts and wholes book the Theaetetus, Parmenides, Sophist, Philebus, and Timaeus.

Plato's discussions of part and whole in these texts fall into two distinct groups: a problematic one in which he explores, without endorsing, a model of composition as identity; and another in which he. This book is an examination of Plato's treatment of the relation between a whole and its parts in a group of Plato's later works: the Theaetetus, Parmenides, Sophist, Philebus, and Timaeus.

Plato's discussions of part and whole in these texts fall into two distinct groups: a problematic one in which he explores, without endorsing, a model of composition as identity; and another in which he. The metaphysics of structure and composition is much discussed in modern philosophy; now Verity Harte provides the first sustained examination of Plato's rich but neglected discussion of the topic, and shows how it can illuminate current debates.

This book is an invaluable resource both for scholars of Plato and for modern metaphysicians. Plato on parts and wholes: the metaphysics of structure.

[Verity Harte] -- "This book is an invaluable resource both for scholars of Plato and for modern metaphysicians. For scholars of Plato, Harte's careful textual analysis provides fresh insights into some of his most.

Get this from a library. Plato on parts and wholes: the metaphysics of structure. [Verity Harte] -- What is the relation between a whole and its parts. Is a whole identical to its parts, or is there some other relation of composition.

These questions are much discussed in modern philosophy, but. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Plato: Complete Works by Plato, John M.

Cooper, D. Hutchinson | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to /5(15). Plato concludes that there are three separate parts of the soul: appetite, spirit, and reason.

In what way are these three distinct parts, and in what way do they make up a unified whole. Plato’s argument for a tripartite soul in Book IV, as well as his description of the three parts of the soul in Book IX, depend primarily on identification of the soul and its parts through the desires exerted.

Buy Books and CD-ROMs: Help: The Republic By Plato. Commentary: Quite a few comments have been posted about The Republic. Download: A text-only version is available for download. And suppose the objector to refine still further, and to draw the nice distinction that not only parts of tops, but whole.

The Republic By Plato. Commentary: Quite a few comments have been posted about The Republic. (I am speaking of the soul taken as a whole) is least capable of doing what she desires; and is jealous of any other citizen who goes into foreign parts and sees anything of interest.

Very true, he said. Plato - The Book of Life is the 'brain' of The School of Life, a gathering of the best ideas around wisdom and emotional intelligence. Athens, years ago.

It’s a compact place: aroundpeople live here. There are fine baths, theatres, temples, shopping arcades and gymnasiums. Art is. The Republic, Book I Plato Note that I have added name indicators to identify whose words are being communicated throughout the dialogue.

As written by Plato, The Republic does not have these indicators. Instead, the whole text is presented as told by Socrates as he recalls the event. So in many places Socrates refers to what others are Size: KB. This is a book about Plato recording a conversation between Socrates and his peers over the concept of "justice" and "the State." About 99% of the book is written in dialogue, and it is mostly about the philosophers going back and forth, asking questions about the concept of /5().

a one. He refers to the divisions as parts of the soul,2 and even at the end of Book Four, when he ascribes actions and attitudes to a part of the soul, he also ascribes them to the whole soul (esp. a-b, d). More generally, throughout the Republic, he treats each agent he discusses as a single locus of responsibility, including even the mostFile Size: KB.

It seems to me that several of the themes you’ve mentioned are central to another of the Plato books you’ve chosen, which is by Plato himself, and is generally regarded as one of his greatest works, the Republic.

In Greek it’s Politeia, which we translate as ‘constitution.’ ‘Republic’ is actually the English translation from the Latin title, Res Publica, which means ‘the. thymos is located near the chest region and is related to anger. eros) is located in the stomach and is related to one's desires.

In his treatise the Republic, and also with the chariot allegory in Phaedrus, Plato asserted that the three parts of the psyche also correspond to the three classes of a society. Sometimes Plato's division of the psyche into its three main elements can be easily misunderstood.

Some who read about it for the first time think it is the same as Freud's division of the psyche into the ego (das Ich), id (das Es), and superego (das Über-Ich), but it isn't the same as Freud's division. The Republic (Greek: Πολιτεία, translit.

Politeia; Latin: Res Publica) is a Socratic dialogue, authored by Plato around BC, concerning justice (δικαιοσύνη), the order and character of the just city-state, and the just man. It is Plato's best-known work, and has proven to be one of the world's most influential works of philosophy and political theory, both intellectually Author: Plato.

After the death of Socrates, Plato may have traveled extensively in Greece, Italy, and Egypt, though on such particulars the evidence is followers of Pythagoras (c.

bce) seem to have influenced his philosophical program (they are criticized in the Phaedo and the Republic but receive respectful mention in the Philebus).It is thought that his three trips to Syracuse in.

Plato: Book V-VI (excerpt): On the Philosopher ought to show his love, not to some one part of that which he loves, but to the whole. I really do not understand, and therefore beg of you to assist my memory. Another person, I said, might fairly reply as you do; but a man of pleasure like yourself ought to know that all who are in the flower.

“According to Greek mythology, humans were originally created with four arms, four legs and a head with two faces. Fearing their power, Zeus split them into two separate parts, condemning them to spend their lives in search of their other halves.” ― Plato, The SymposiumCited by: 6.Mereology (from the Greek μερος, ‘part’) is the theory of parthood relations: of the relations of part to whole and the relations of part to part within a whole.

[] Its roots can be traced back to the early days of philosophy, beginning with the Presocratics and continuing throughout the writings of Plato (especially the Parmenides and the Theaetetus), Aristotle (especially the.Analysis: Book IX, d–end.

Plato’s stated goal was to show that justice is worthwhile even in the absence of the rewards it might confer. In Book IX he argues that justice pays precisely because of such advantages. It will make for the most pleasurable life.

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