The Woman Question in Plato?s Republic

The Woman Question in Plato?s Republic

by Mary Townsend

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498542692
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 08/15/2017
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Mary Townsend is visiting assistant professor in the department of classical studies at Loyola University, New Orleans.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Woman Question
1. The Action of the Argument
2. The Drama of Glaucon’s Aporia
3. The Conflict of Thumos and Eros in the Hunt
4. Taming the Hunting Women
5. Women and Men, Exercising Naked, Together
6. Hera, Artemis, and the Political Problem of Privacy
7. Socrates’ Robes of Virtue
8. The Tragedy of the Philosopher-King
9. Woman is a Political Animal
Epilogue: Aporia on the Woman Question

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