This book provides a clear and careful account of platos method of inquiry in the meno phaedo and republic i highly recommend it to anyone interested in platos methodology. The book defends the controversial thesis that the method of hypothesis as described and practiced in the meno phaedo and republic is when practiced correctly platos recommended method of acquiring on ones own the essential knowledge we lack the method of hypothesis when practiced correctly is then platonic dialectic and this is . Clitophons challenge dialectic in platos meno phaedo and republic hugh h benson abstract the end of platos clitophon can be seen to raise something like the following challenge how is one to acquire learn the knowledge socrates has so persuasively shown to be essential to virtue and apparently absent from us allclitophons challenge explores platos response to this . Get this from a library clitophons challenge dialectic in platos meno phaedo and republic hugh h benson. Clitophons challenge dialectic in platos meno phaedo and republic oxford oxford university press 2015 pp x 318 cloth 6500 this study of platos hypothetical method is a more than welcome addition to the literature on philosophical method in platos middle dialogues bensons study is remarkable for unusual care and thoroughness in the development of its arguments
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