The Roots of Political Philosophy: Ten Forgotten Socratic Dialogues: Translated, with Interpretive Studies / Edition 1

The Roots of Political Philosophy: Ten Forgotten Socratic Dialogues: Translated, with Interpretive Studies / Edition 1

by Thomas L. Pangle, Plato
     
 

Opening an entirely new dimension of Platonic studies, this volume addresses major themes: the nature of law, property, and acquisitiveness; Socrates' famous "demonic voice"; the poetic claim to inspiration; and the psychology of the tyrannic.See more details below

Overview

Opening an entirely new dimension of Platonic studies, this volume addresses major themes: the nature of law, property, and acquisitiveness; Socrates' famous "demonic voice"; the poetic claim to inspiration; and the psychology of the tyrannic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801494659
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1987
Series:
Agora Editions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
424
Sales rank:
594,987
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1270L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Editor's Introduction

HIPPARCHUS (translated by Steven Forde)
The Political Philosopher in Democratic Society: The Socratic View, by Allan Bloom

MINOS (translated by Thomas L. Pangle)
On the Minos, by Leo Strauss

LOVERS (translated by James Leake)
On the Original Meaning of Political Philosophy: An Interpretation of Plato's Lovers, by Christopher Bruell

CLEITOPHON (translated by Clifford Orwin)
On the Cleitophon, by Clifford Orwin

THEAGES (translated by Thomas L. Pangle)
On the Theages, by Thomas L. Pangle

ALCIBIADES I (translated by Carnes Lord)
On the Alcibiades I, by Steven Forde

LACHES (translated by James H. Nichols, Jr.)
Introduction to the Laches, by James H. Nichols, Jr.

LESSER HIPPIAS (translated by James Leake)
Introduction to the Lesser Hippias, by James Leake

GREATER HIPPIAS (translated by David R. Sweet)
Introduction to the Greater Hippias, by David R. Sweet

ION (translated by Allan Bloom)
An Interpretation of Plato's Ion, by Allan Bloom

Glossary
Index of Names
Index of Discussions of Other Platonic Dialogues
Index of Subjects

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