Plato's Republic: Traditionalism and Rationalism


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This book provides a clear, concise and highly readable introduction to the main themes of Plato's "Republic." It covers Plato's social and political thought, his moral philosophy, his epistemology and metaphysics, and his philosophy of art and literature. Plato's theories in all these areas are presented in clear and straightforward terms. They are located in the context of the views of subsequent philosophers and critically assessed in the light of current debates. The contemporary significance of Plato's ideas is ...

Plato's Republic: Traditionalism and Rationalism 1999, Edinburgh University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780748611881

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