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Plato's Parmenides


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Mitchell H. Miller, Jr. is Professor of Philosophy at Vassar College, USA, and author of The Philosopher in Plato's "Statesman" (1980).


"Miller's work is a splendid achievement--original, thorough, clear, deep and exciting. He blends literary sensitivity with analytical precision in a way that helps with just about everything in one of Plato's most obscure and difficult dialogues."--Edward N. Lee, University of California, San Diego

"Miller has much going for him. He has a deep understanding of Greek. . . . He is careful in following the arguments, and fresh and original in treating them. . . . We cannot do without Cornford and Allen; we now need Miller alongside them."--John Ferguson, The Heythrop Journal

"The Parmenides is one of the most obscure works in the history of Western thought. Yet this dialogue is of central importance in the development of Plato's theory of Forms, and we should be grateful to Miller for light in the darkness. . . . Highly recommended."--H.L. Shapiro, Choice

"One can appreciate why Miller's book is a success; he offers an interpretation according to which the dialogue is a unified piece of work that marks a turning point in Plato's metaphysics. Miller's writing is lucid and straightforward. . . . There are sustained discussions of Cornford, Cherniss, Vlastos, Owen, Brumbaugh, Allen, and Sayre in the footnotes. There is little doubt that the book represents a significant contribution."--Kenneth Seeskin

"Miller's commentary is an impressive achievement, combining extensive scholarship with unusual sensitivity to Plato's nuances, both literary and discursive. Both for its imaginative interpretation of the larger issues, and its careful analysis of the details, it will be of great value to anyone with an interest in this bewildering dialogue."--Kenneth Dorter, Canadian Philosophical Reviews

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