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Author: Manas Reprints
VOLUME I, NO. 36 SEPTEMBER 8, 1948 GREAT REFORMERS: PLATO DIOGENES LAERTIUS has preserved the st ... ory that Plato, after meeting Socrates, burned the poetic tragedi ... a recent critic has said, that after this decision Plato allowed his imagination to wither, but we prefer t ... he view that Plato's literary genius, instead of drying up, made him ... ion in such matters is hardly appropriate. "Out of Plato," said Emerson, "come all things that are still wr ... - [detail] - [similar]
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VOLUME XXII, NO. 19 MAY 7, 1969 THE PLATONISTS THE Platonic thinker is to be distinguished from ... r seriously, as an important or desirable end, the Platonist may seem to. There is no question but that Pla ... ower. The Stoics ignored power as a human end, and Plato's tendency is embarrassingly "aristocratic." Yet i ... ntials of the "dignity of man." And in the case of Plato, we allow that a dawning social consciousness brou ... nd judge alternative political systems. Missing in Plato, however, as his modern reader becomes intensely a ... - [detail] - [similar]
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VOLUME XXIX, NO. 9 MARCH 3, 1976 PLATO'S INTENT AND METHOD A READER wonders why we quote so ofte ... n from Plato and Aristotle. Didn't Alfred Korzybski and General ... n reply to this question is to distinguish between Plato and Aristotle. Plato was Aristotle's teacher, but ... is teacher's conceptions in a fundamental respect. Plato maintained that the foundation of all important kn ... will depend upon the individual's ethical outlook. Plato was convinced that there is a divine spark in all ... - [detail] - [similar]
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VOLUME XX, NO. 32 AUGUST 9, 1967 THE DRAMATIC ART WHEN you look at a landscape, or read a descri ... print August 9, 1967 6 REVIEW THERAPY ACCORDING TO PLATO IF, as Alfred North Whitehead concluded, "The safe ... on is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato," it is also the case that, throughout the term of ... this tradition, Plato has been seen by Western man through the eyes of s ... eir own purposes than upon a full understanding of Plato. From Aristotle on, Plato suffered at the hands of ... - [detail] - [similar]
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VOLUME XXXI, NO. 16 APRIL 19, 1978 INVITATION TO PLATO DIALOGUE, for Plato, was the only effecti ... ching of virtue. Can it be done? How? Much of what Plato wrote should be read as the record of this inquiry ... s or reflections for the reality of Being. Why did Plato choose dialogue as the best means of investigating ... What one says to oneself, and demands of oneself, Plato held, is the only thing that counts. Plato didn't ... NAS Reprint - LEAD ARTICLE 2 This is why, when the Platonic dialogues issue in no firm conclusion, Socrates ... - [detail] - [similar]
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VOLUME XLI, NO. 1 JANUARY 6, 1988 THE POET'S ART IN this, the first issue of our forty-first yea ... rom the beginning we have relied a great deal upon Plato. We have found in Plato's Dialogues the language o ... to resolve. We—that is, the modern world—part from Plato from time to time, yet we seem always to find our ... way back to him. Today there is something of a Platonic revival going on, bringing a fresh currency of ... man existence. However, there is one idea on which Plato lays frequent and strong emphasis which greatly pu ... - [detail] - [similar]
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VOLUME XX, NO. 37 SEPTEMBER 13, 1967 THE WORLD THAT MUST BE MADE EXCEPT for case histories, we m ... be made. MANAS Reprint September 13, 1967 6 REVIEW PLATO AS SOCIOLOGIST WHAT qualities of mind entitle a ma ... n to write comprehensively and extensively about Plato? They would surely include a readiness to encounte ... ociology at Washington University, author of Enter Plato (Basic Books, 1965, $8.50), a study of the origins ... t suitability in the increasing attention given to Plato. We see in our day, as Plato saw in his, a disturb ... - [detail] - [similar]
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VOLUME XXI, NO. 25 JUNE 19, 1968 THE GENERATING POWER THERE is profound irony—an irony that seem ... There are other books which deal with this subject—Plato's, for example. Plato gives careful attention both ... ying to get at the Emersonian incommunicables. For Plato, scientific investigations were useful to school t ... he mind in abstract thinking. Plato was well acquainted with the scientific knowledge ... ern enthusiasts of science have concluded that the Platonic interest in science was but useful preparation ... - [detail] - [similar]
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VOLUME XXII, NO. 3 JANUARY 15, 1969 WORLD WITHOUT DRAMA THERE are no heroes among things. Things ... 1969 6 REVIEW TEACHER OF WESTERN MAN REFERENCES to Platonic currents of thought and to a Platonic "revival" ... me direct attention to this idea seems in order. A Platonist is a man who takes the abstracting and idealiz ... ial and real. To put the matter paradoxically, the Platonist is persuaded that unless a man attempts "the i ... sible," his failures will not be worth while. That Platonism involves imaginative conviction of this order ... - [detail] - [similar]
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VOLUME XXXV, NO. 13 MARCH 31, 1982 DECIDING WHAT TO DO DURING more than thirty-four years of pub ... ord University Press, 1978, $2,95), subtitled "Why Plato Banished the Artists," Iris Murdoch says: We, or a ... regard art as a great spiritual treasury. Why did Plato, who had before him some of the best art ever crea ... although, as the jokes in the Protagoras suggest, Plato thought poorly of literary critics ("Arguments abo ... by a poetry-lover who was not a poet. Yet although Plato gives to beauty a crucial role in his philosophy, ... - [detail] - [similar]
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