1804. This is Volume V of V of Taylor's translation of the Works of Plato. Thomas Taylor was one of the outstanding translators of the philosophical writings of the Greeks and Romans, and also published several original works on philosophy and mathematics. Many of his important contributions in these fields have been long out-of-print and are extremely difficult to obtain, having been issued in very small editions. Most of Taylor's translations have an archaic elegance which preserves the spirit of the older authors in a manner not evident in more recent translations. Taylor also added notes and commentaries which give valuable insight into the essential meaning often obscure in the actual text. Volume 1 ISBN 0766187942, Volume 2 ISBN 0766187950, Volume 3 ISBN 0766187969, Volume 4 ISBN 0766187977. See the many other works by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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Thomas Taylor has contributed to The Works of Plato Part Five as an author.
The translator of this work, Thomas Taylor, is known for his authoritative translations of the Platonists; he was practically the sole source of Neo-Platonic thought in the transcendentalist movement of New England. Iamblichus' Life of Pythagoras was a constant source of inspiration to the transcendentalists and a major influence on their writings throughout the Nineteenth Century. Taylor's work was enthusiastically acclaimed by Emerson, who referred to the translator as "a Greek born out of his time, and dropped on the ridicule of a blind and frivolous age."
|Title:||The Works of Plato Part Five||Publisher:||Kessinger Publishing|
|No. of Pages:||700|
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