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Plato and the Hero: Courage, Manliness and the Impersonal Good

Angela Hobbs - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 300 pages
Plato's thinking on courage, manliness and heroism is both profound and central to his work, but these areas of his thought remain under-explored. This book examines his ...
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A Friendly Companion to Plato's Gorgias

George Kimball Plochmann, Franklin Edward Robinson - Philosophy - 1988 - 415 pages
A comprehensive study of “one of the most elusive and subtle” of all the Platonic dialogues. The Gorgias begins with a discussion of the nature and value of rhetoric and ...
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Kinderculture: The Corporate Construction Of Childhood, Second Edition

Paul Friedlander, Peter Miller - History - 2006 - 388 pages
Provides undergraduates in history of music and sociology of music courses with a comprehensive overview of rock and roll since its inception in the 1950s, including grunge ...
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Plato, Donald J. Zeyl - Philosophy - 1987 - 133 pages
"This is an excellent translation. It achieves a very high standard of accuracy and readability, two goals very difficult to attain in combination when it comes to such a ...
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Plato on Justice and Power: Reading Book I of Plato's Republic

Kimon Lycos - Philosophy - 1986 - 201 pages
Most commentaries on the Republic rush through Book I with embarrassment because the arguments of the participants, including Socrates, are specious. Beginning with Book II ...
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Eco-republic: What the Ancients Can Teach Us about Ethics, Virtue, and ...

Melissa S. Lane - Nature - 2012 - 245 pages
"This edition of Eco-Republic is published by arrangement with Peter Lang Ltd; first published in 2011 by Peter Lang Ltd"--T.p. verso.
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A History of Greek Philosophy: Volume 3, The Fifth Century Enlightenment

W. K. C. Guthrie, William Keith Chambers Guthrie - Philosophy - 1969 - 543 pages
Surveys Greek thought through a critical discussion of the major schools and philosophers
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A Plato Primer

John David Gemmill Evans - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 163 pages
A Plato Primer introduces students and general readers to the main theses, concepts, and arguments in Plato's philosophy, starting from the premise that there is a core to ...
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Why Things Matter to People: Social Science, Values and Ethical Life

Andrew Sayer - Social Science - 2011
Andrew Sayer undertakes a fundamental critique of social science's difficulties in acknowledging that people's relation to the world is one of concern. As sentient beings ...
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