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Gorgias

[gawr-jee-uh s]
noun
  1. c483–c375 b.c., Greek philosopher.
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Examples from the Web for gorgias

Historical Examples

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for gorgias

Gorgias

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