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Gorgias

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OBZ: Greek & Roman Philosophy

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Paperback. English. Penguin. 1979. In fair condition.

Taking the form of a dialogue among Socrates, Gorgias, Polus, and Callicles, the Gorgias debates crucial questions about the nature of government. While the aspiring politician Callicles propounds the view that might is right, and the rhetorician Gorgias argues that oratory and the power to persuade represent the greatest good," Socrates insists on the duty of politicians to consider the welfare of their citizens"

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Gorgias

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OBZ: Greek & Roman Philosophy

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