By Roslyn Weiss
During this radical new interpretation of Plato's Meno, Roslyn Weiss exposes the farcical nature of the slave-boy-demonstration and demanding situations the generally held assumption that the Meno introduces "Platonic" metaphysical and epistemological techniques into an in a different way "Socratic" discussion. She indicates that the Meno is meant as a protection no longer of all inquiry yet of ethical inquiry by myself, and that it locates the validity of Socratic technique in its skill to reach no longer at ethical wisdom yet on the way more modest ethical actual trust. via a cautious, and provocative, examining of Plato's Meno, Weiss identifies severe difficulties in its orthodox interpretations, providing another that's conscious of the dialogue's drama. advantage within the Cave will allure not just to scholars of old philosophy and the classics, but additionally to a person who's drawn to tips on how to stay correct in a global of ethical uncertainty.