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|Named Person:||Plato.; Platon.; Plato.|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||104 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.|
|Contents:||List of illustrations --
Arguing with Plato --
Plato's name, and other matters --
Drama, fiction, and the elusive author --
Love, sex, gender, and philosophy --
Virtue, in me and in my society --
My soul and myself --
Nature of things --
Further reading --
|Series Title:||Very short introductions, 79.|
Focuses on the philosophy and argument of Plato's writings, drawing the reader into Plato's way of doing philosophy and the general themes of his thinking. This work discusses his style of writing: his use of the dialogue form, his use of what we call fiction, and his philosophical transformation of myths.
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