"The Timaeus-Critias is a Platonic treatise in two parts. A response to an account of an ideal state told by Socrates, it begins with Timaeus' ...Show synopsis"The Timaeus-Critias is a Platonic treatise in two parts. A response to an account of an ideal state told by Socrates, it begins with Timaeus' theoretical exposition of the cosmos and his story describing the creation of the universe, from its very beginning to the coming into being of man. Timaeus introduces the idea of a creator God and expounds the structure and composition of the physical world. The Critias, the second part of Plato's work, comprises an account of the rise and fall of Atlantis, an ancient, mighty, and prosperous empire ruled by the descendants of Poseidon, which ultimately sank into the sea. A key Platonic text, the Timaeus-Critias formed a central basis of Western thought and influenced subsequent philosophical doctrine."--P.  of cover.Hide synopsis
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Description:New. This item is printed on demand. Two late dialogues of...New. This item is printed on demand. Two late dialogues of Plato designed to be part of a trilogy that the philosopher did not finish, "Timaeus" and "Critias" utilize a few select men to theorize on the natural world and to tell a story of the lost city of At.
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