A Guided Tour of Five Works by Plato: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Phaedo (Death Scene), Allegory of the Cave / Edition 3

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Overview

This accessible supplement makes Plato’s texts come alive for students by showing them how to read, think critically, and write about these key classic works. Engaging interactive devices draw students into an intimate philosophical encounter that they can model in later work in philosophy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780767410335
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 6/23/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 114
  • Sales rank: 145,616
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Euthyphro

2. Apology

3. Crito

4. The Death Scene from the Phaedo

5. “Allegory of the Cave”

6. Beneath the Surface of the Dialogues

7. Writing about the Dialogues

Appendix A: A Visual Introduction to Philosophy

Appendix B: Philosophy and Self-Knowledge: Keeping a Philosophical Diary

Platonist Test Evaluation

Recommended Readings
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