Philosopher-kings the argument of Plato"s Republic by C. D. C. Reeve

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .

Written in English

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  • Plato

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StatementC.D.C. Reeve.
LC ClassificationsJC71.P6 R43 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 350 p. ;
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2044025M
ISBN 100691073260
LC Control Number88020919

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In his masterpiece dialogue, The Republic, Plato presents Socrates, speaking in the first person, retelling the course of a discussion on the nature of "justice."The main persons who provoke the discussion in the dialogue are Glaucon and Adiemantus, Plato's real life brothers.

Philosopher-Kings broke new ground on its first appearance by delivering to an audience accustomed to looking for flaws in Plato's thinking an interpretation of the Republic that celebrates the coherence of Plato's argument as it ramifies through every cranny of that controversial work.

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