Protagoras, Plato

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Set in dialogue form, the main players in this work are a young Socrates and an elderly sophist, Protagoras. Unusual to Plato's works, Protagoras also employs a cast of many others in the dialogue. In it, Plato once again explores the concept of virtue and whether or not it can be taught. Is virtue actually knowledge? And if so, can knowledge not be taught and thus also virtue?

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