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Plato's universe

Author: Gregory Vlastos
Publisher: [Las Vegas] : Parmenides Pub., 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the impact of the Greek discovery of the "cosmos" on man's perception of his place in the universe, and describes the problems this posed. In an analysis of the astronomical and physical  Read more...

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Vlastos, Gregory.
Plato's universe.
[Las Vegas] : Parmenides Pub., 2005
(DLC) 2005032892
(OCoLC)62290580
Named Person: Plato.; Plato.; Plato
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Vlastos
ISBN: 9781930972490 1930972490
OCLC Number: 811564107
Notes: Originally published: Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1975, in series: The Jessie and John Danz lectures. With new introd.
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 130 pages) : illustrations
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Introduction to the New Edition""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""The Greeks Discover the Cosmos""; ""Plato�s Cosmos, I: Theory of Celestial Motions""; ""Plato�s Cosmos, II: Theory of the Structure of Matter""; ""Appendix""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index of Greek Words""; ""Index of Names""; ""Index of Passages""
Responsibility: Gregory Vlastos ; with a new introduction by Luc Brisson.

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"Presented by a brilliant modern philosopher who has lived with Plato's work, this beautifully written account ought to be read by every educated person". - Choice Reviews

 
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