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Of myth, life, and war in Plato's Republic

Author: Claudia Baracchi
Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 2002.
Series: Studies in Continental thought.
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"Baracchi has identified pivotal points around which the Republic operates; this allows a reading of the entire text to unfold ... a very beautifully written book."--Walter Brogan " ... a work that opens new and timely vistas within the Republic ... Her approach ... is thorough and rigorous."--John Sallis Although Plato's Republic is perhaps the most influential text in the history of Western philosophy, Claudia  Read more...
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Baracchi, Claudia, 1962-
Of myth, life, and war in Plato's Republic.
Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)48783634
Named Person: Plato.; Platon.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia Baracchi
ISBN: 0253108799 9780253108791 9780253339959 0253339952 0253214858 9780253214850
OCLC Number: 51098606
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 249 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Proleptikón; I. On Regeneration; II. The Law of (Re)production; III. Preliminary Remarks in a Rhapsodic Form; IV. War; V. Vision; VI. (Re)birth; Un-ending; Appendix; Selected Bibliography; General Index; Greek Index; About the Author.
Series Title: Studies in Continental thought.
Responsibility: Claudia Baracchi.

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A sensitive and original reading of Plato's Republic that foregrounds the power of myth in the shaping of history.  Read more...

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