Albert Keith Whitaker (Ph.D. University of Chicago) had taught philosophy at Boston College. He was series editor for the Focus Philosophical Library for many years, and is the author of a translation of Plato's "Parmenides."
Keith Whitaker's insightful introduction to this notoriously daunting text is valuable for its clarity and sobriety. The lucid interpretation will be of interest to those versed in the text and will be of great help to any who encounter the dialogue for the first time. The engaging translation humanizes the discourse without compromising its precision - a notable achievement that will earn the gratitude of readers. --Joseph Cropsey, University of Chicago