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  • Plato's Euthyphro and the Earlier Theory of Forms (RLE: Plato)

    A Re-Interpretation of the Republic, 1st Edition

    By R E Allen

    Plato’s Euthyphro is important because it gives an excellent example of Socratic dialogue in operation and of the connection of that dialectic with Plato’s earlier theory of Forms. Professor Allen’s edition of the dialogue provides a translation with interspersed commentary, aimed both at helping…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Plato

  • Plato: The Midwife's Apprentice (RLE: Plato)

    1st Edition

    By I M Crombie

    In Plato’s Theaetetus, Socrates is portrayed as a midwife to the intellect, a metaphor for his task as a dialectician as he seeks to help give birth to wisdom. Thus it is that the author refers to Plato as the midwife’s apprentice. This volume represents an attempt to provide a more manageable…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Plato

  • Plato: Timaeus and Critias (RLE: Plato)

    1st Edition

    By A E Taylor

    Plato’s Timaeus was his only cosmological dialogue and for almost thirteen hundred years it provided the basis in the West for educated people’s general view of the natural world. The author provides a translation of this important work, together with the Critias – the source of the legendary tale…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Plato

  • Greek Aesthetic Theory (RLE: Plato)

    1st Edition

    By J G Warry

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Plato

  • An Examination of Plato's Doctrines (RLE: Plato)

    Volume 1 Plato on Man and Society, 1st Edition

    By I M Crombie

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Plato

  • Plato and Hegel (RLE: Plato)

    Two Modes of Philosophizing about Politics, 1st Edition

    By Gary Browning

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Plato

  • Plato and Socrates (RLE: Plato)

    A Comprehensive Bibliography 1958-1973., 1st Edition

    By Richard McKirahan

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Plato

  • Plato 's Metaphysics of Education (RLE: Plato)

    1st Edition

    By Samuel Scolnicov

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Plato

  • Plato's Meno In Focus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane M. Day

    In one volume, this book brings together a new English translation of Plato's Meno, a selection of illuminating articles on themes in the dialogue published between 1965 and 1985 and an introduction setting the Meno in its historical context and opening up the key philosophical issues which the…

    Paperback – 2014-02-27
    Routledge
    Philosophers in Focus

  • Plato's Theory of Knowledge (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Norman Gulley

    First published in 1962, this book provides a systematic account of the development of Plato’s theory of knowledge. Beginning with a consideration of the Socratic and other influences which determined the form in which the problem of knowledge first presented itself to Plato, the author then works…

    Paperback – 2014-02-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Four Books of Pseudo-Democritus

    Sources of Alchemy and Chemistry: Sir Robert Mond Studies in the History of Early Chemistry, 1st Edition

    By Matteo Martelli

    The Four Books of pseudo-Democritus, written in the first century AD, rank among the very earliest known alchemical writings. In this volume, Matteo Martelli presents not only a fresh edition and translation of the surviving Greek fragments, but also, for the first time, additional materials…

    Paperback – 2014-01-31
    Routledge

  • Aristotle

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher Shields

    In this extensively revised new edition of his excellent guidebook, Christopher Shields introduces the whole of Aristotle’s philosophy, showing how his powerful conception of human nature shaped much of his thinking on the nature of the soul and the mind, ethics, politics, and the arts. Beginning…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

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