Considering Plato’s Sophist

The Sophist, a favorite of Martin Heidegger, begins without introduction and takes place morning after the end of the Theaetetus. Unlike the Theaetetus, it has no introduction from the Megarians many decades later. Theodorus, a man who 'meets his obligations,' opens the dialogue: "It is in accordance with yesterday's agreement..." (116 A). He has brought with him an unnamed … Continue reading Considering Plato’s Sophist