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Plato's Statesman: The Web of Politics


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Plato's Statesman: The Web of Politics - Rosen, Stanley
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In this book an eminent scholar presents a rich and penetrating analysis of the Statesman , perhaps Plato's most challenging work. Stanley Rosen contends that the main theme of this dialogue is a definition of the art of politics and the degree to which political experience is subject either to the rule of sound judgment or to technical construction. The Statesman , like Plato's earlier Sophist , features a Stranger who tries to refute Socrates. Much of his conversation is devoted to a minute analysis of the art of ...

Plato's Statesman: The Web of Politics 1997, Yale University Press, New haven

ISBN-13: 9780300072815

Revised edition

Trade paperback

Plato's "Statesman": The Web of Politics 1995, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300062649