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Gorgias

[gawr-jee-uh s] /ˈgɔr dʒi əs/
noun
1.
c483–c375 b.c, Greek philosopher.
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  • The argument, as in the Phaedo and Gorgias, is supplemented by the vision of a future life.

    The Republic Plato
  • In the Gorgias too the statesmen reappear, but in stronger opposition to the philosopher.

    Meno Plato
  • Yes, Socrates had met him, but he has a bad memory, and has forgotten what Gorgias said.

    Meno Plato
  • Will Meno tell him his own notion, which is probably not very different from that of Gorgias? '

    Meno Plato
  • And our friend Gorgias is one of the best, and the art in which he is a proficient is the noblest.

    Gorgias Plato
  • By the dog, Gorgias, there will be a great deal of discussion, before we get at the truth of all this.

    Gorgias Plato
  • Callicles proposes that they shall go with him to his own house, where Gorgias is staying.

    Gorgias Plato
  • Polus suggests that Gorgias may be tired, and desires to answer for him.

    Gorgias Plato
  • For the Republic supplies that education and training of which the Gorgias suggests the necessity.

    Gorgias Plato
  • He is not less ideal in many passages of the Laws than in the Gorgias or Republic.

    Laws Plato
British Dictionary definitions for Gorgias

Gorgias

/ˈɡɔːdʒɪəs/
noun
1.
?485–?380 bc, Greek sophist and rhetorician, subject of a dialogue by Plato
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