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    • Love and madness in Plato's Phaedrus 

      Fan, Li (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-23) - Thesis
      The central thesis of the dissertation is that in the Phaedrus philosophy is presented as a kind of madness in a strict sense, that is to say, the claim is not that philosophy is necessarily unappreciated by the many, hence ...
    • Madness in Socratic philosophy : Xenophon, Plato and Epictetus 

      Shelton, Matthew James (2019-06-27) - Thesis
      My central claim is that three Socratic philosophers, Xenophon, Plato and Epictetus, engage with views presented as non-philosophical in their discussions of madness, and this engagement, which has not been sufficiently ...
    • Myth and argument in Plato’s Phaedrus, Republic, and Phaedo 

      Fossati, Manlio (2016-05) - Thesis
      Myth and Argument in Plato’s Phaedrus, Republic, and Phaedo investigates the role played by eschatological myth in the arguments of Plato’s Phaedrus, Republic and Phaedo. It argues that a reconsideration of the agenda ...