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Laws 10

Author: Plato.; Robert Mayhew
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press, 2008.
Series: Clarendon Plato series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Laws is Plato's last and longest dialogue. Although it has been neglected (compared to such works as the Republic and Symposium); it is beginning to receive a great deal of scholarly attention. Book 10 of the Laws contains Plato's fullest defence of the existence of the gods, and his last word on their nature, as well as a presentation and defence of laws against impiety (e.g. atheism). Plato's primary aim is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Kommentar
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Plato.
Laws 10.
Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press, 2008
(OCoLC)608386074
Online version:
Plato.
Laws 10.
Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press, 2008
(OCoLC)608486773
Named Person: Plato; Plato; Platon.; Plato.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Plato.; Robert Mayhew
ISBN: 9780199225965 0199225966
OCLC Number: 182662552
Language Note: Translated from the Ancient Greek with English commentary.
Description: vi, 238 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preliminaries --
Atheism --
Deism --
Traditional theism --
The laws on impiety.
Series Title: Clarendon Plato series.
Other Titles: Laws.
Laws ten
Responsibility: Plato ; translated with a commentary by Robert Mayhew.
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Book 10 of the Laws sets out Plato's last thoughts on the gods, piety, and religion. Robert Mayhew presents a new English translation of this important text with a detailed commentary that  Read more...

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