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By Gregory Kirk,John Russon

In this interpretive statement on Theaetetus, Gregory Kirk makes an incredible con­tribution to scholarship on Plato via emphasizing the relevance of the interpersonal dynamics among the interlocutors for the translation of the dialogue’s crucial arguments approximately wisdom. Kirk attends heavily to the personalities of the partici­pants within the discussion, focusing in particular at the targeted calls for confronted by means of a stu­dent—in this example, Theaetetus—and the ways that it is easy to embody or deflect the obligations of studying. Kirk’s process provides equivalent attention to the twin calls for of dramatic interpretation and philosophical argument that represent the original personality of the Platonic textual content, and he develops an unique interpretation of the Theaetetus, concluding that the uncertainty that characterizes knowledge supersedes the understanding of knowledge.

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