First published in 1931, this book explores the nature and importance of Plato’s dialogues. The book was written for an audience of non-scholarly men and women who want to know something about one of the most remarkable thinkers of the Western world. The chapters were originally delivered as broadcast talks.
Acknowledgements; Introduction 1. The Historic Background 2. Socrates 3. The Character of Plato’s Dialogues 4. The "Republic" 5. The "Laws" 6. Love and Philosophy