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Five Dialogues Of Plato Bearing On Poetic Inspiration

Author : Percy Bysshe Shelley
ISBN : 9781473351219
Genre : Poetry
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This vintage book contains a collection dialogues by the classical Greek philosopher Plato. They cover a range of philosophical subjects and have been translated by J. Wright Henry Cary, Floyer Sydenham, and Percy Bysshe Shelley. This volume will appeal to students of philosophy, and it is not to be missed by fans and collectors of Plato's seminal work. Contents include: “Ion – Translated by Percy Bysshe Shelley”, “Symposium, or Banquet – Translated by Percy Bysshe Shelley”, “The Meno – Translated by Floyer Sydenham”, “Phaedo – Translated by Henry Cary”, and “Phaedrus – Translated by J. Wright”. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork. This book was first published in 1910.
Category: Poetry

Five Dialogues

Author : Plato
ISBN : OCLC:697764769
Genre : Greek poetry
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Category: Greek poetry

5 Dialogues Bearing On Poetic

Author : Percy Bysshe 1792-1822 Shelley
ISBN : 1362530433
Genre : History
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
Category: History

Creative People At Work

Author : Doris B. Wallace
ISBN : 9780190281939
Genre : Psychology
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To demystify creative work without reducing it to simplistic formulas, Doris Wallace and Howard Gruber, one of the world's foremost authorities on creativity, have produced a unique book exploring the creative process in the arts and sciences. The book's original "evolving systems approach" treats creativity as purposeful work and integrates cognitive, emotional, aesthetic, and motivational aspects of the creative process. Twelve revealing case studies explore the work of such diverse people as William Wordsworth, Albert Einstein, Jean Piaget, Anais Nin, and Charles Darwin. The case study approach is discussed in relation to other methods such as biography, autobiography, and psychobiology. Emphasis is given to the uniqueness of each creative person; the social nature of creative work is also treated without losing the sense of the individual. A final chapter considers the relationship between creativity and morality in the nuclear age. In addition to developmental psychologists and cognitive scientists, this study offers fascinating insights for all readers interested in the history of ideas, scientific discovery, artistic innovation, and the interplay of intuition, inspiration, and purposeful work.
Category: Psychology

Lectures On Greek Philosophy 1928

Author : John Anderson
ISBN : 9781920899073
Genre : Philosophy, Ancient
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The Lectures on Greek Philosophy of 1928 are among the earliest lectures we have of John Anderson's, delivered in the year following his arrival in Sydney in 1927. In these teachings he closely and critically followed John Burnet's classic work Early Greek Philosophy. Anderson's complete course covered the pre-Socratics extensively before progressing to the Socratic Dialogues and Aristotle. The study of Greek Philosophy for Anderson provided an important corrective to the attitudes and forms of inquiry dominating modern philosophy. The study of Greek philosophy was essential to Anderson because the Greeks "are far clearer on many questions than modern philosophers...they avoid many modern errors, and especially... they are not, like the moderns, obsessed with 'the problem of knowledge'... they do not set out to discover (that is to say, to know!) how, or how much, we can know, before they are prepared to know anything." Modern philosophers need to return to "the Greek consideration of things", to finally abandon epistemology as "an intrusion of mind into logic and of a false logic into psychology" and accept the direct commonsense realism of the Greek philosophers.
Category: Philosophy, Ancient

Joyce S Book Of Memory

Author : John S. Rickard
ISBN : 082232170X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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DIVDiscusses Ulysses arguing that through the operation of memory, it mimics the working of the human mind and achieves its status as one of the most intellectual achievements of the 20th century./div
Category: Literary Criticism

The Open Court Vol 37

Author : Open Court Publishing Company Chicago
ISBN : 0484639129
Genre : Religion
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Excerpt from The Open Court, Vol. 37: August, 1923 Ta. D. Lindsay, Introduction to Five Dialogues of Plato bearing on Poetic Inspiration, Everyman's Library, ix. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Category: Religion

The Book Of The Courtier

Author : conte Baldassarre Castiglione
ISBN : STANFORD:36105004698630
Genre : Courtesy
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Category: Courtesy