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Gorgias

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Summary

The Nature of Rhetoric

“If it were necessary either to do wrong or to suffer it, I should choose to suffer rather than do it.” - Gorgias, Plato

Gorgias is dialogue written by Plato, based on a conversation between Socrates and a small group of sophists at a dinner gathering, where Socrates debates with the sophist seeking the true definition of rhetoric. It is a study of virtue founded upon an inquiry into the nature of rhetoric, art, power, temperance, justice, and good versus evil.

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