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A guide to Plato's Republic

Author: Daryl H Rice
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A guide to Plato's Republic provides an integral interpretation of the Republic which is accessible even to readers approaching Plato's masterwork for the first time. Written at a level understandable to undergraduates, it is ideal for students and other readers who have little or no background in philosophy or political theory. Rice anticipates their inevitable reactions to the Republic and treats them seriously,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Utopian fiction
Ouvrages avant 1800
Named Person: Plato.; Plato.; Platon.; Plato; Plato.; Plato.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daryl H Rice
ISBN: 0195112830 9780195112832 0195112849 9780195112849
OCLC Number: 35627652
Description: xv, 142 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Philosophy and ordinary life : Book I --
Politics and the ideal city : Books II-V --
Plato's metaphysics : Books VI-VII --
Plato's metaphysics and imperfect justice : Books VIII-X --
Politics and the face of finitude : review of Book VIII.
Responsibility: Daryl H. Rice.
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An accessible interpretation of the 'Republic' for readers who lack prior preparation in philosophy or political theory. Rice contrasts Plato's responses to perennial issues with those of a few key  Read more...

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