Routledge Library Editions: Plato

  • Plato and the Individual (RLE: Plato)

    By David Rankin

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-06-09
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  • The Message of Plato (RLE: Plato)

    A Re-Interpretation of the Republic

    By Edward J Urwick

    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…

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  • Plato and the English Romantics (RLE: Plato)

    By E Douka Kabitoglou

    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.…

    Paperback – 2014-06-09
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  • An Examination of Plato's Doctrines Vol 2 (RLE: Plato)

    Volume 2 Plato on Knowledge and Reality

    By I M Crombie

    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.…

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  • Plato's Use of Fallacy (RLE: Plato)

    A Study of the Euthydemus and some Other Dialogues

    By Rosamond K Sprague

    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…

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  • Studies in Plato's Metaphysics (RLE: Plato)

    Edited by R E Allen

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-04-27
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  • Plato: The Man and His Work (RLE: Plato)

    By A E Taylor

    This book provides an introduction to Plato’s work that gives a clear statement of what Plato has to say about the problems of thought and life. In particular, it tells the reader just what Plato says, and makes no attempt to force a system on the Platonic text or to trim Plato’s works to suit…

    Paperback – 2014-03-09
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  • Plato Today (RLE: Plato)

    By R H S Crossman

    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…

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  • Unity and Development in Plato's Metaphysics (RLE: Plato)

    By William Prior

    Studies of Plato’s metaphysics have tended to emphasise either the radical change between the early Theory of Forms and the late doctrines of the Timaeus and the Sophist, or to insist on a unity of approach that is unchanged throughout Plato’s career. The author lays out an alternative approach.…

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

    A Re-Interpretation of the Republic

    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…

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

    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…

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  • Plato: Timaeus and Critias (RLE: Plato)

    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…

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  • Greek Aesthetic Theory (RLE: Plato)

    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…

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

    Volume 1 Plato on Man and Society

    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…

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  • Plato and Hegel (RLE: Plato)

    Two Modes of Philosophizing about Politics

    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…

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  • Plato and Socrates (RLE: Plato)

    A Comprehensive Bibliography 1958-1973.

    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 – 2014-03-09
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  • Plato 's Metaphysics of Education (RLE: Plato)

    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 – 2014-03-09
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  • Plato's Life and Thought (RLE: Plato)

    With a Translation of the Seventh Letter

    By R S Bluck

    R. S. Bluck’s engaging volume provides an accessible introduction to the thought of Plato. In the first part of the book the author provides an account of the life of the philosopher, from Plato’s early years, through to the Academy, the first visit to Dionysius and the third visit to Syracuse, and…

    Hardback – 2012-09-09
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  • New Essays on Plato and Aristotle (RLE: Plato)

    Edited by Renford Bambrough

    What can the study of the history of ancient philosophy bring to the study of contemporary philosophical problems and questions? In New Essays on Plato and Aristotle eight distinguished philosophers address topics in Greek philosophy that are connected with current philosophical issues. All the…

    Hardback – 2012-09-09
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  • Plato and His Contemporaries (RLE: Plato)

    A Study in Fourth Century Life and Thought

    By G C Field

    This book helps understand Plato’s writings by describing the circumstances in which they were produced. The author begins with an account of Plato’s life and development and a brief analysis of some of the more difficult points arising from the criticism of Plato’s writings. The remainder of the…

    Hardback – 2012-09-09
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  • Plato's Philebus (RLE: Plato)

    By Donald Davidson

    The Philebus is hard to reconcile with standard interpretations of Plato’s philosophy and in this pioneering work Donald Davidson, seeks to take the Philebus at face value and to reassess Plato’s late philosophy in the light of the results. The author maintains that the approach to ethics in…

    Hardback – 2012-09-09
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  • Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    By Various

    Plato is perhaps the best known and most widely studied of all the ancient Greek philosophers. A pupil of Socrates and teacher of Aristotle, his ideas have inspired and influenced scholars of nearly every era. His famous series of dialogues have become a standard part of the western philosophical…

    Hardback – 2012-09-02
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