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Plato : a very short introduction

Author: Julia Annas
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Very short introductions, 79.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This introduction to Plato focuses on the philosophy and argument of his writings, drawing the reader into Plato's way of doing philosophy, and the general themes of his thinking. It includes a brief account of Plato's life.
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Named Person: Plato.; Platon.; Plato.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Annas
ISBN: 019280216X 9780192802163
OCLC Number: 51001147
Description: 104 p. : ill. ; 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 --
References --
Further reading --
Index.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 79.
Responsibility: Julia Annas.

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