Plato: Republic X

Plato: Republic X


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Book X of Plato's Reputblic deals with aesthetic theory, the immortality of the soul, and the destiny of man. This student edition, first published in 1957, contains a substantial Introduction including sections on historical background, Socrates, Plato and the Republic as a whole. There are extensive notes on the Greek text, Appendices on the theory of Forms, Plato's theory of art, the immortality of the soul and myth in Plato, and a Vocabulary.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781853996825
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 06/01/2007
Series: Greek Texts
Pages: 182
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

John Ferguson taught at the Universities of Newcastle, London and Birmingham in the UK, as well as Iba'dan, Nigeria, and Minnesota, USA. He was the founding Dean of Arts at the Open University, UK and President of Selly Oak Colleges, Birmingham. His publications include A Companion to Greek Tragedy (1972).

John Ferguson was President of Selly Oak Colleges, Birmingham, UK, and author of a number of commentaries including Euripides' Medea and Electra: A Companion to the Penguin Translation (1991) and Hippolytus (1991) both available from Bloomsbury.

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