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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Malden, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Plato

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Hugh H. Benson.
SeriesBlackwell companions to philosophy
ContributionsBenson, Hugh H., 1956-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB395 .C64 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 473 p. ;
Number of Pages473
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23951045M
ISBN 101405191112
ISBN 109781405191111
LC Control Number2009517703

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Plato and Platonism remain fundamental to the practice of philosophy. This broad-ranging Companion comprises original contributions from some of the best Platonic scholars in the world today and reflects the various ways in which they are dealing with Plato’s legacy. The Companion is ordered on three principles. First, the contributions are devoted to topics in Platonic philosophy 5/5(2). In his extensive introduction, White describes Plato's aims, introduces the argument, and discusses the major philosophical and ethical theories embodied in the Republic. He then summarizes each of its ten books and provides substantial explanatory and interpretive by: This broad-ranging Companion comprises original contributions from leading Platonic scholars and reflects the different ways in which they are dealing with Plato's legacy. Covers an exceptionally broad range of subjects from diverse perspectives Contributions are devoted to topics, ranging from perception and knowledge to politics and cosmology/5.   About this book This broad-ranging Companion comprises original contributions from leading Platonic scholars and reflects the different ways in which they are dealing with Plato’s legacy. Covers an exceptionally broad range of subjects from diverse perspectives.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone by: 2.   The Cambridge Companion to Plato book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Plato stands as the fount of our philosophical tradition, /5. This volume contains fourteen essays discussing Plato's views about knowledge, reality, mathematics, politics, ethics, love, poetry, and religion. There are also analyses of the intellectual and social background of his thought, the development of his philosophy throughout his career, the range of alternative approaches to his work, and the. Book description This Companion provides a comprehensive account of this outstanding work, which remains among the most frequently read works of Greek philosophy, indeed of Classical antiquity in general.

This broad-ranging Companion comprises original contributions from leading Platonic scholars and reflects the different ways in which they are dealing with Plato’s legacy. Covers an exceptionally broad range of subjects from diverse perspectivesPages:   This broad-ranging Companion comprises original contributions from some of the best Platonic scholars in the world today and reflects the various ways in which they are /5(5). Mary Louise Gill is Professor of Philosophy and Classics at Brown is the author of “Method and metaphysics in Plato’s Sophist and Statesman” in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (), Aristotle on Substance: The Paradox of Unity (), and Plato: Parmenides, Introduction and co-translation ().She is co-editor of A Companion to Ancient Philosophy . How to Cite. Miller, F. D. () The Platonic Soul, in A Companion to Plato (ed H. H. Benson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: /ch