The Journal of Philology, 1882, Vol. 11 by William George Clark

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William George Clark
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9781330679104
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Excerpt from The Journal of Philology, 1882, Vol. 11

When Horace named Plato "the learned," he used no idle or conventional epithet, but one culled with his usual "curious felicity." This learning is a source of frequent perplexity to the student of the Platonic Dialogues. In many of these we may read plain traces of a double purpose, a purpose of refutation and a purpose of construction. But it is characteristic of Plato's philosophical genius that he is ever seeking for truth amid heaps of seeming error - ever trying to detach the gold from the dross, and to recast it in the mould of his own comprehensive system, anticipating in his practice the celebrated maxim of the German Plato: "Philosophers are usually right in what they assert, but wrong in what they deny."

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