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The Continuum companion to Plato

Author: Francisco J Gonzalez; Debra Nails; Harold Tarrant; Gerald A Press
Publisher: New York : Continuum, ©2012.
Series: Continuum companions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Plato, mathematician, philosopher and founder of the Academy in Athens, is, together with his teacher, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, universally considered to have laid the foundations of western philosophy. This guide includes over 140 entries on various aspects of Plato's thought.
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Named Person: Plato.; Plato.; Plato.; Platon.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francisco J Gonzalez; Debra Nails; Harold Tarrant; Gerald A Press
ISBN: 9780826435354 0826435351
OCLC Number: 606768123
Description: xx, 356 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Plato's life --
historical and intellectual context --
The dialogues --
Important features of the dialogues --
Topics and themes treated in the dialogues --
Later reception, interpretation and influence of Plato and the dialogues.
Series Title: Continuum companions.
Other Titles: Companion to Plato
Responsibility: edited by Gerald A. Press ; associate editors, Francisco Gonzalez, Debra Nails and Harold Tarrant.

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Plato, mathematician, philosopher and founder of the Academy in Athens, is, together with his teacher, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, universally considered to have laid the foundations of western philosophy. This guide includes over 140 entries on various aspects of Plato's thought.

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