skip to content
The woman question in Plato's Republic Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The woman question in Plato's Republic

Author: Mary Townsend
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In this book, Mary Townsend proposes that, contrary to the current scholarship on Plato's Republic, Socrates does not in fact set out to prove the weakness of women. Rather, she argues that close attention to the drama of the Republic reveals that Plato dramatizes the reluctance of men to allow women into the public sphere and offers a deeply aporetic vision of women's nature and political position--a vision full of  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Townsend, Mary.
Woman question in Plato's Republic.
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2017]
(OCoLC)983557451
Named Person: Plato.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Townsend
ISBN: 9781498542708 1498542700
OCLC Number: 1001312720
Awards: Winner of Choice Editors' Picks February 2018.
Winner of Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2018
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 223 pages)
Contents: The action of the argument --
The drama of Glaucon's aporia --
The conflict of Thumos and Eros in the hunt --
Taming the hunting women --
Women and men, exercising naked, together --
Hera, Artemis, and the political problem of privacy --
Socrates' proposal of robes of virtue --
The tragedy of the philosopher-king --
Woman is a political animal.
Responsibility: Mary Townsend.

Abstract:

This book proposes that, contrary to the current scholarship on Plato's Republic, Socrates does not in fact set out to prove the weakness of women. Rather, it argues that the in Republic dramatizes  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

In this remarkable book, Townsend (visiting professor, classics, Loyola Univ., New Orleans) takes on the task of providing a detailed analysis of the "woman question" in Plato's Republic and, Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1001312720> # The woman question in Plato's Republic
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "1001312720" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mdu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4463558933#Topic/women> ; # Women
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/184/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4463558933#Topic/philosophy_history_&_surveys_ancient_&_classical> ; # PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / Ancient & Classical
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4463558933#CreativeWork/republic_plato> ; # Republic (Plato)
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4463558933#Person/townsend_mary> ; # Mary Townsend
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2017" ;
    schema:datePublished "2017" ;
    schema:description "In this book, Mary Townsend proposes that, contrary to the current scholarship on Plato's Republic, Socrates does not in fact set out to prove the weakness of women. Rather, she argues that close attention to the drama of the Republic reveals that Plato dramatizes the reluctance of men to allow women into the public sphere and offers a deeply aporetic vision of women's nature and political position--a vision full of concern not only for the human community, but for the desires of women themselves. --! From back cover."@en ;
    schema:description "The action of the argument -- The drama of Glaucon's aporia -- The conflict of Thumos and Eros in the hunt -- Taming the hunting women -- Women and men, exercising naked, together -- Hera, Artemis, and the political problem of privacy -- Socrates' proposal of robes of virtue -- The tragedy of the philosopher-king -- Woman is a political animal."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4463558933> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/983557451> ;
    schema:name "The woman question in Plato's Republic"@en ;
    schema:productID "1001312720" ;
    schema:url <http://www.vlebooks.com/vleweb/product/openreader?id=none&isbn=9781498542708> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/PublicFullRecord.aspx?p=5059986> ;
    schema:url <http://lib.myilibrary.com?id=1025342> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1570154> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781498542708> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1001312720> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4463558933#Person/townsend_mary> # Mary Townsend
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Townsend" ;
    schema:givenName "Mary" ;
    schema:name "Mary Townsend" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4463558933#Topic/philosophy_history_&_surveys_ancient_&_classical> # PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / Ancient & Classical
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / Ancient & Classical"@en ;
    .

<http://lib.myilibrary.com?id=1025342>
    rdfs:comment "Connect to MyiLibrary resource." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781498542708>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1498542700" ;
    schema:isbn "9781498542708" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/983557451>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Woman question in Plato's Republic." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1001312720> ; # The woman question in Plato's Republic
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.