2017 | 20 | 71-88
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Passing on Wisdom. Plato on Wisdom and Memory

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By means of an analysis of the tension between orality and literacy the following paper tries to discover how Plato understood the task of transmit­ting wisdom. Considering his vehement critique both of poetry and of writing, a sharper understanding of the nature of Platonic wisdom came about. Wisdom seems to be beyond all appearances and can be achieved only through dialogue within meaningful relationships.
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