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Christopher Tindale Sophist

Reason's Dark Champions: Constructive Strategies of Sophistic Argument. Christopher W. Tindale. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2010. 
 
Christopher W. Tindale’s book traces the reputation, theory, and practice of the Sophists as a group who were linked by shared strategies about argumentation rather than by common epistemological beliefs. He challenges Plato and Aristotle's charge that the Sophists make the…
Hesiod 2

Hesiod: Theogony; Works and Days. Hesiod with C.S. Morrissey, trans. Vancouver: Talonbooks, 2012.
 
Speaking of the need to read an author in his original language, Eric Voegelin once observed that “a good number of persons who are employed by our colleges . . . talk about Plato and Aristotle, or Thomas and Augustine, or Dante and Cervantes, or Rabelais or Goethe,…