Plato: Euthydemus
Plato: Parmenides

Plato: Meno

The Meno is among the most famous of Plato's shorter dialogues, thanks to Socrates exposition of the theory of innate knowledge or anamnesis, by using close questioning to elicit from a slave geometrical knowledge that he did not know he had. The problem to which this theory is a response, of how we can come to know anything of which we are originally ignorant, has become known as Meno's paradox.

Free Online and Downloadable Texts

Gutenberg: Meno by Plato, translated by Benjamin Jowett, multiple formats.

Loebulus. L165 - Plato - Laches. Protagoras. Meno. Euthydemus. PDF of public domain Loeb edition in Greek and English.

Perseus: Meno. English text (Lamb, 1967). Greek text ( Burnet ed., 1903)

Social Science Research Network: Meno, translated by Cathal Woods (2012).

University of Adelaide (Internet Archive): Meno, translated by Benjamin Jowett. EPUB, HTML and MOBI formats.

Other Resources

Approaching Plato: A Guide to the Early and Middle Dialogues

Dale E. Burrington: Guides to the Socratic Dialogues.

History of Philosophy without any gaps: We Don't Need No Education: Plato's Meno - podcast by philosopher Peter Adamson.

PhilPapers: Plato - Meno - bibliography with open access option.

Wikipedia: Meno.

YouTube: History of Ancient Philosophy - Plato's Meno Part 1 | Part 2. Lectures by Adam Rosenfeld.

The Great Conversation: Further reading at Tom's Learning Notes

Ancient Greek resources: Learn to read Greek classics in the original.

Bloom's Western Canon: Plato's Dialogues are listed.


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