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The Stranger and the Statesman

The Stranger and the Statesman

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question Nina Burleigh tries to answer in THE STRANGER AND THE STATESMAN. After reading Burleigh's ambitious book, one comes away more knowledgeable not only about the man himself, but also about the mores peculiar to his day that influenced his philosophy. James Smithson, born Jacques Louis Macie in France in , was the. Review: November Plato's most disturbing political dialogue This book, the culmination of Benardete's masterful translation of what Jacob Klein was pleased to call `Plato's Trilogy,' includes not only a translation of `The Statesman' but also a superb commentary with notes. (Benardete, btw, is something of a rarity these days, a `non-political' student of Leo Strauss.'/5(46).

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National Emergency The stranger and the statesman by Burleigh, Nina. Publication date Topics Smithson, James,Adams, John Quincy,Smithsonian Institution Publisher. The Statesman, also known by its Latin title, Politicus, is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato.

The text describes a conversation among Socrates, the mathematician Theodorus, another person named Socrates (referred to as "Young Socrates"), and an unnamed philosopher from Elea referred to as "the Stranger".

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Diairesis as practiced so far cannot settle the issue so the stranger elects to explain the real statesman with a great myth, a tale that he now will tell for the first time. He creates the myth by combining and altering parts of previously existing stories about the changing of the sun’s course by Zeus, the golden age of Cronos, and the.

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