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Plato's Republic : a critical guide

Author: Mark L McPherran
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: Cambridge critical guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The essays in this volume provide a picture of the most interesting, puzzling, and provoking aspects of Plato's Republic.

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Genre/Form: Commentaren (vorm)
Named Person: Plato.; Plato
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark L McPherran
ISBN: 9780521491907 0521491908
OCLC Number: 651077865
Description: xiii, 273 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Mark L. McPherran --
Socrates in the Republic / G.R.F. Ferrari --
Platonic ring-composition and Republic 10 / Rachel Barney --
The Atlantis story : the Republic and the Timaeus / Julia Annas --
Ethics and politics in Socrates' defense of justice / Rachana Kamtekar --
Return to the cave / Nicholas D. Smith --
Degenerate regimes in Plato's Republic / Zena Hitz --
Virtue, luck and choice at the end of the Republic / Mark L. McPherran --
Plato's divided soul / Christopher Shields --
The meaning of "saphēneia" in Plato's divided line / J.H. Lesher --
Plato's philosophical method in the Republic : the divided line (510b-511d) / Hugh H. Benson --
Blindness and reorientation : education and the acquisition of knowledge in the Republic / C.D.C. Reeve --
Music all pow'rful / Malcolm Schofield.
Series Title: Cambridge critical guides.
Responsibility: edited by Mark L. McPherran.

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'In the past few years, the Republic's readers have already been lucky enough to see two other fine anthologies dedicated to that dialogue ... This new Critical Guide is much shorter than those, but Read more...

 
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