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An Examination of Plato's Doctrines Vol 2 (RLE: Plato) Volume 2 Plato on Knowledge and Reality

An Examination of Plato's Doctrines Vol 2 (RLE: Plato) Volume 2 Plato on Knowledge and Reality

1st Edition

I M Crombie
June 10, 2014

Ian Crombie’s impressive volumes provide a comprehensive interpretation of Plato’s doctrines. Volume 2 deals with more technical philosophical topics, including the theory of knowledge, philosophy of nature, and the methodology of science and philosophy. Each volume is self-contained....

Plato and the English Romantics (RLE: Plato)

Plato and the English Romantics (RLE: Plato)

1st Edition

E Douka Kabitoglou
June 10, 2014

This book tackles the problematic relationship between Platonic philosophy and Romantic poetry, between the intellect and the emotions. Drawing on contemporary critical theory, especially hermeneutics and deconstruction, the author shows that a dialogue between thinking and poetizing is possible. ...

Plato and the Individual (RLE: Plato)

Plato and the Individual (RLE: Plato)

1st Edition

David Rankin
June 10, 2014

This book explores the life-history of the individual within the context of Plato’s social thought. The author examines Plato’s treatment of the principal crises in an individual life - birth, educational selection, sex, the individual’s contract with society, old age, death, and life ...

Plato's Use of Fallacy (RLE: Plato) A Study of the Euthydemus and some Other Dialogues

Plato's Use of Fallacy (RLE: Plato) A Study of the Euthydemus and some Other Dialogues

1st Edition

Rosamond K Sprague
June 10, 2014

There are many fallacious arguments in the dialogues of Plato. The author argues that Plato was fully conscious of the fallacious character of at least an important number of these arguments and that he sometimes made deliberate use of fallacy as an indirect means of setting forth certain of his ...

The Message of Plato (RLE: Plato) A Re-Interpretation of the Republic

The Message of Plato (RLE: Plato) A Re-Interpretation of the Republic

1st Edition

Edward J Urwick
June 10, 2014

Edward Urwick’s original work draws upon Plato’s best known work, the Republic, to provide a new interpretation of Plato’s teaching based upon Indian religious thought. Most scholars have sought to interpret the Republic from the standpoint of politics, ethics, and metaphysics and indeed the ...

Studies in Plato's Metaphysics (RLE: Plato)

Studies in Plato's Metaphysics (RLE: Plato)

1st Edition

R E Allen
April 28, 2014

Did Plato abandon, or sharply modify, the Theory of Forms in later life? In the Phaedo, Symposium, and Republic it is generally agreed that Plato held that universals exist. But in Parmenides, he subjected that theory to criticism. If the criticism were valid, and Plato knew so, then the Parmenides...

An Examination of Plato's Doctrines (RLE: Plato) Volume 1 Plato on Man and Society

An Examination of Plato's Doctrines (RLE: Plato) Volume 1 Plato on Man and Society

1st Edition

I M Crombie
March 10, 2014

Ian Crombie’s impressive volumes provide a comprehensive interpretation of Plato’s doctrines. Volume 1 contains topics of more general interest and is mainly concerned with what Plato has to say in the fields of moral philosophy, political philosophy, the philosophy of mind and the philosophy of ...

Greek Aesthetic Theory (RLE: Plato)

Greek Aesthetic Theory (RLE: Plato)

1st Edition

J G Warry
March 10, 2014

This book provides a clear and informed account of aesthetic and callistic concepts as they occur in the works of Plato and Aristotle. The author illustrates their ideas on art and beauty by close reference to their texts and finds a profound similarity which unites them, revealing many of their ...

Plato 's Metaphysics of Education (RLE: Plato)

Plato 's Metaphysics of Education (RLE: Plato)

1st Edition

Samuel Scolnicov
March 10, 2014

This volume provides a comprehensive, learned and lively presentation of the whole range of Plato’s thought but with a particular emphasis upon how Plato developed his metaphysics with a view to supporting his deepest educational convictions. The author explores the relation of Plato’s ...

Plato Today (RLE: Plato)

Plato Today (RLE: Plato)

1st Edition

R H S Crossman
March 10, 2014

Plato was born around 2,500 years ago. He lived in a small city-state in Greece and busied himself with the problems of his fellow Greeks, a people living in scattered cities around the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. In all he tried to do for the Greeks he failed. Why, then, should people in the ...

Plato and Hegel (RLE: Plato) Two Modes of Philosophizing about Politics

Plato and Hegel (RLE: Plato) Two Modes of Philosophizing about Politics

1st Edition

Gary Browning
March 10, 2014

Hegel and Plato are united as political theorists by the convergence of their philosophical aspirations. But their political writings manifest the general disparities involved in their particular ways of seeking to fulfil these aspirations. Professor Browning compares the political thought of Plato...

Plato and Socrates (RLE: Plato) A Comprehensive Bibliography 1958-1973.

Plato and Socrates (RLE: Plato) A Comprehensive Bibliography 1958-1973.

1st Edition

Richard McKirahan
March 10, 2014

This valuable work of reference provides a comprehensive bibliography on all scholarly work that was published on Plato and Socrates during the years 1958-73. It thus forms an important addition to Harold Cherniss’s bibliography, which covered the years 1950-7. The author has sought to include all ...

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