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  1. Plato: The Midwife's Apprentice (RLE: Plato)

    By I M Crombie

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    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...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Plato: Timaeus and Critias (RLE: Plato)

    By A E Taylor

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    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...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Greek Aesthetic Theory (RLE: Plato)

    By J G Warry

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    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...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. An Examination of Plato's Doctrines (RLE: Plato)

    Volume 1 Plato on Man and Society

    By I M Crombie

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    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...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Plato and Hegel (RLE: Plato)

    Two Modes of Philosophizing about Politics

    By Gary Browning

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    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...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Plato and Socrates (RLE: Plato)

    A Comprehensive Bibliography 1958-1973.

    By Richard McKirahan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    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...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Plato 's Metaphysics of Education (RLE: Plato)

    By Samuel Scolnicov

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    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...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Plato's Life and Thought (RLE: Plato)

    With a Translation of the Seventh Letter

    By R S Bluck

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    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...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  9. New Essays on Plato and Aristotle (RLE: Plato)

    Edited by Renford Bambrough

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    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...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Plato and His Contemporaries (RLE: Plato)

    A Study in Fourth Century Life and Thought

    By G C Field

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    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...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

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