9780415668019

The Routledge Guidebook to Plato's Republic

  • ISBN 13:

    9780415668019

  • ISBN 10:

    0415668018

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 03/21/2013
  • Publisher: Routledge

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

Extend Your Rental at Any Time

Need to keep your rental past your due date? At any time before your due date you can extend or purchase your rental through your account.

Sorry, this item is currently unavailable.

Summary

Often cited as a founding father of western philosophy, the ideas Plato set out in his text The Republic regarding the nature of justice, order, and the character of the just individual endure into the modern day. The Routledge Guidebook to Plato's Republic introduces the major themes in Plato's great book and acts as a companion for reading the work, examining:The context of Plato's work and the background to his writingEach separate part of the text in relation to its goals, meanings and impactThe reception the book received when first seen by the worldThe relevance of Plato's work to modern philosophy, it's legacy and influenceWith further reading included throughout, this text follows Plato's original work closely, making it essential reading for all students of philosophy, and all those wishing to get to grips with this classic work.

Write a Review