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An edition of The Dialogues of Plato (1701)

The dialogues of Plato

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Writing in the fourth century B.C., in an Athens that had suffered a humiliating defeat in the Peloponnesian War, Plato formulated questions that have haunted the moral, religious, and political imagination of the West for more than 2,000 years: what is virtue? How should we love? What constitutes a good society? Is there a soul that outlasts the body and a truth that transcends appearance? What do we know and how do we know it? Plato's inquiries were all the more resonant because he couched them in the form of dramatic and often highly comic dialogues, whose principal personage was the ironic, teasing, and relentlessly searching philosopher Socrates.In this splendid collection, Scott Buchanan brings together the most important of Plato's dialogues, including Protagoras, The Symposium, with its barbed conjectures about the relation between love and madness, Phaedo and The Republic, his monumental work of political philosophy. Buchanan's learned and engaging introduction...

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Chicago

Edition Notes

Series
Great books of the Western World -- v. 7, Great books of the Western World (1952) -- 7.
Other Titles
Seventh letter.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
888.4
Library of Congress
AC1.G72 vol.7

The Physical Object

Pagination
vii, 814 p. ;
Number of pages
814

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24205122M
Internet Archive
dialoguesofplato07plat
ISBN 10
0852291639
ISBN 13
9780852291634
LCCN
55010317
OCLC/WorldCat
12826915

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