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Plato

Author: Robin Barrow
Publisher: London, England ; New York, New York : Bloomsbury, 2014. ©2007
Series: Bloomsbury Library of Educational Thought Series
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published 2007 by Continuum International Publishing Group.

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Barrow, Robin.
Plato.
London, England ; New York, New York : Bloomsbury, 2014, ©2007
xvi, 199 pages
Named Person: Plato.; Plato.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Barrow
ISBN: 9781441136046 1441136045
OCLC Number: 891397419
Description: 1 online resource (217 pages).
Contents: AcknowledgementsAbbreviationsSeries Editor's PrefaceForewordPart I: Intellectual Biography 1. Historical Background2. Sparta3. The Presocratics4. The Nature of the Times and Socrates5. The Sophists6. ConclusionPart II: A Critical Exposition of Plato's Educational Thought7. Primary Education in the Republic8. Secondary Education in the Republic9. The Theory of Ideas10. The Concept of Education11. Nature vs Nuture12. Moral Education, Indoctrination and Censorship13. The Humanities14. The Soul15. Dialectic16. Eros17. Summary: An Educational TheoryPart III: The Reception and Influence of Plato's Work18. The Academy and an Outline of Plato's Philosophical Legacy19. Plato's Legacy in Pre-Twentieth Century Educational Philosophy20. Plato's Legacy in Educational ThoughtPart IV: The Relevance of Plato Today 21. The Question of Relevance22. Some Psychological Questions23. Truth and Knowledge24. Educational Distribution25. Value Questions26. Philosophy and Educational TheoryEpilogueBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Bloomsbury Library of Educational Thought Series
Responsibility: Robin Barrow.

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