Plato on Poetry: Ion; Republic 376e-398b9; Republic 595-608b10 / Edition 1

Plato on Poetry: Ion; Republic 376e-398b9; Republic 595-608b10 / Edition 1

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This is a 1996 commentary on selected texts of Plato concerned with poetry: the Ion and relevant sections of the Republic.See more details below

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This is a 1996 commentary on selected texts of Plato concerned with poetry: the Ion and relevant sections of the Republic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521349819
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2012
Series:
Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
4.84(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.59(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: 1. Mimesis; 2. Poetry and inspiration; 3. Plato as poet; 4. The battle between poetry and philosophy; 5. Plato and Homer; 6. The Platonic legacy; 7. The text; Ion; Republic 376e–398b9; Republic 595–608b10; Commentary; Appendix: Poetic inspiration in Plato; Bibliography; Index.

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