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India and her neighbours

Author: Taya Zinkin
Publisher: London : Oxford Univ. Pr., 1967.
Series: Oxford children's reference library, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
A discussion of the history, geography, religions, and social life and customs of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Ceylon, and Burma, with emphasis on village life in each country.

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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Taya Zinkin
ISBN: 0199101043 9780199101047 0198752040 9780198752042
OCLC Number: 6134182
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Socrates and Democracy ; 2. Socratic Piety ; 3. The Unity of Virtue ; 4. Happiness and Virtue in Socrates' Moral Theory ; 5. The Individual as Object of Love in Plato ; 6. Republic II: Objections to Justice ; 7. Plato's Theory of Human Motivation ; 8. Plato's Defense of Justice ; 9. Return to the Cave: Republic 519-521 ; 10. The Analogy of City and Soul in Plato's Republic ; 11. Plato's Republic and Feminism ; 12. Plato's Totalitarianism ; 13. Utopia and Fantasy: The Practicability of Plato's Ideally Just City ; 14. The Idea of Godlikeness ; 15. Plato's Theory of Human Good in the Philebus ; 16. Rumplestiltskin's Pleasures: True and False Pleasures in Plato's Philebus ; 17. Persuasion, Compulsion, and Freedom in Plato's Laws ; 18. The Soul and Immortality ; 19. Immortality and the Nature of the Soul in the Phaedrus ; Notes on the Contributors; Selected Bibliography; Index of Names
Series Title: Oxford children's reference library, v. 4.
Responsibility: by Taya Zinkin ; illus. by Biman Mullick.


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