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In Plato Protagoras seems to be a pompous but likeable old chap who’s dined out on his cleverness for many years. In both Protagoras and Theaetetus he seems to focus on advising young men, both those in power and those … Continue reading

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“The Death of Socrates” by Emily Wilson

Thoughts ad loc.: 29 Protagoras began a book with “I have no way of knowing either that the gods exist, or that they do not exist” 30f αθεος normally meant ‘hated by the gods’ 48 The idea that all virtue … Continue reading

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