The Cambridge Companion to Plato's Republic

The Cambridge Companion to Plato's Republic

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by G. R. F. Ferrari
     
 

This book provides a fresh and comprehensive account of the most frequently read work of Greek philosophy.See more details below

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This book provides a fresh and comprehensive account of the most frequently read work of Greek philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521839631
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2007
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. The protreptic rhetoric of the Republic Harvey Yunis; 2. The place of the Republic in Plato's political thought Christopher Rowe; 3. Rewriting the poets in Plato's characters David O'Connor; 4. Wise guys and smart alecks in Republic 1 and 2 Roslyn Weiss; 5. Justice and virtue: the Republic's inquiry into proper difference Aryeh Kosman; 6. The noble lie Malcolm Schofield; 7. The three-part soul G. R. F. Ferrari; 8. Eros in the Republic Paul Ludwig; 9. The utopian character of Plato's ideal city Donald Morrison; 10. Philosophy, the forms and the art of ruling David Sedley; 11. Sun and line: the role of the good Nicholas Denyer; 12. Beginning the 'longer way' Mitchell Miller; 13. The city-soul analogy Norbert Blossner; 14. The unhappy tyrant and the craft of inner rule Richard D. Parry; 15. What is imitative poetry and why is it bad? Jessica Moss; 16. The life-and-death journey of the soul: interpreting the myth of Er Stephen Halliwell.

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