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Plato"s Cleitophon On Socrates and the Modern Mind (Applications of Political Theory) by Mark Kremer

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Published by Lexington Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ancient Greek & Roman philosophy,
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Ancient & Classical,
  • Criticism,
  • Epistemology,
  • General,
  • Philosophy,
  • Clitophon,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Justice (Philosophy),
  • Plato,
  • Plato.,
  • Socrates

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10657901M
ISBN 100739108174
ISBN 109780739108178

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The Republic, Book I Plato Page 3 of 37 is a question which I should like to ask of you who have arrived at that time which the poets call the 'threshold of old age' - File Size: KB. It seems to me that several of the themes you’ve mentioned are central to another of the Plato books you’ve chosen, which is by Plato himself, and is generally regarded as one of his greatest works, the Republic.. In Greek it’s Politeia, which we translate as ‘constitution.’ ‘Republic’ is actually the English translation from the Latin title, Res Publica, which means ‘the. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Lists Tagged “Plato”. During this renewed discovery, scholars have almost universally agreed that the Cleitophon is the introduction to Plato\'s Republic.\" \"In Plato\'s Cleitophon: On Socrates and the Modern Mind, editor, translator, and author Mark Kremer has mined some of the best scholarship on Plato\'s Cleitophon and its relationship to modern thought.

Summary and Analysis Book I: Section I Summary. The dialogue begins with what is apparently a friendly and innocuous conversation between Socrates and Cephalus, in which Socrates asks Cephalus what he has learned from having lived a long life during which Cephalus has managed to acquire a . The Cleitophon has recently been discovered to be Plato's dialogue introducingThe Republic. In this volume of essays, Editor, Translator, and Author Mark Kremer introduces seminal work that understands The Cleitophon as an ancient discussion of what scholars today refer . Free download or read online The Republic pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Plato. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this philosophy, classics story are Adeimantus, Polemarchus. The book has been awarded with, and many others/5. Plato, “Cleitophon” (trans. W.R.M. Lamb; below, citations and quotes are from Clifford Orwin’s translation. Numbers in parentheses without an author are section numbers from the dialogue.) You may choose to read the Cleitophon, by far the shortest of Plato’s should take minutes to read, and its subject is refreshingly direct: Could Socrates teach justice?