Plato's Dialogues and Ethics

Plato's Dialogues and Ethics

by Howard Alexander Slaatte
     
 

Plato's Dialogues and Ethics provides a comprehensive discussion of the basic principles of Plato's philosophy based on his dialogues on the great virtues. Drawing on over 40 years of academic experience, Slaatté explores Plato's ethics and compares them to Aristotle's views. One of the distinctive features of Slaatté's work is his consideration of

Overview

Plato's Dialogues and Ethics provides a comprehensive discussion of the basic principles of Plato's philosophy based on his dialogues on the great virtues. Drawing on over 40 years of academic experience, Slaatté explores Plato's ethics and compares them to Aristotle's views. One of the distinctive features of Slaatté's work is his consideration of Plato's influence on Christianity and contemporary society. This compelling study is essential for those with an interest in classics or philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761815006
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
01/05/2000
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.36(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author

Howard Alexander Slaatté is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Marshall University in West Virginia and Courtesy Professor at the University of South Florida. He is the author of over 27 books and articles on philosophy, ethics, and religion, including Our Cultural Cancer and Its Cure (1995) and Major Modern and Contemporary Theologies (1997) also published by University Press of America.

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