Remarks on the Life and Writings of Plato
B 393 .M3 1760
Date of Publication
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Ebenezer Macfait [d. 1786] was born in Scotland. He practiced medicine and gave lectures on ancient and modern geometry. He wrote other works but the most well-known is Remarks on the Life and Writings of Plato which was published anonymously in 1760.
Remarks on the life of Plato, With Answers to the Principal Objections Against Him; and a General View of His Dialogues is made up of three parts, translations of Plato's autobiographical letters, a defense of Plato against the criticisms of Lord Bolingbroke, and expositions of Plato's dialogues.
Donated by Robert D. Knox of Chester, S.C. on September 24, 2001.
Printed for A. Millar, London; A. Kincaid and J. Beli, Eds.
Macfait, Ebenezer, "Remarks on the Life and Writings of Plato" (1760). Rare Books. 25.