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Akrasia in Greek Philosophy: From Socrates to Plotinus

Christopher Bobonich, Pierre Destrée - Philosophy - 2007 - 307 pages
The 13 contributions of this collective offer new and challenging ways of reading well-known and more neglected texts on akrasia (lack of control, or weakness of will) in Greek ...
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Plato's Laws: Force and Truth in Politics

Gregory Recco, Eric Sanday - Philosophy - 2013 - 258 pages
Readers of Plato have often neglected the Laws because of its length and density. In this set of interpretive essays, notable scholars of the Laws from the fields of classics ...
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Plato's 'Republic': A Critical Guide

Mark L. McPherran - Philosophy - 2010
Plato's Republic has proven to be of astounding influence and importance. Justly celebrated as Plato's central text, it brings together all of his prior works, unifying them ...
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An Introduction to Plato's Laws

R. F. Stalley - Philosophy - 1983 - 208 pages
Reading the Republic without reference to the less familiar Laws can lead to a distorted view of Plato's political theory. In the Republic the philosopher describes his ideal ...
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Plato's "Laws": The Discovery of Being

Seth Benardete - Philosophy - 2000 - 385 pages
The Laws was Plato's last work, his longest, and one of his most difficult. In contrast to the Republic, which presents an abstract ideal not intended for any actual community ...
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The Development of Plato's Political Theory

George Klosko - Philosophy - 2006 - 306 pages
Since its publication twenty years ago, the first edition of this work has been the closest thing to a standard book on Plato's political theory. Like the first edition, this ...
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Christopher John Shields - Philosophy - 2007 - 456 pages
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Plato and the Divided Self

Rachel Barney, Tad Brennan, Charles Brittain - Philosophy - 2012
Plato's account of the tripartite soul is a memorable feature of dialogues like the Republic, Phaedrus and Timaeus: it is one of his most famous and influential yet least ...
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