No philosopher has equaled Plato for the imagination and creativity with which he engages readers and entices them to join in philosophical conversation. This brief survey introduces Plato’s many-sided and elusive genius in a way that is both stimulating and accessible. In ethics, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, and theory of knowledge, Plato’s wide-ranging, bold, and influential ideas continue to challenge, provoke, and inspire us today.
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Review: Plato: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)User Review - Riku Sayuj - Goodreads
Annas focuses on providing as nonintrusive an introduction to Plato as possible for the beginning reader. He does not try to cover the vast array of topics that the prolific Plato has touched on but ... Read full review
Review: Plato: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)User Review - Laura - Goodreads
I learned some mildly interesting things, but overall the book did not excite me. Read full review