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Plato: a Very Short Introduction

Plato: a Very Short Introduction( )
Author: Annas, Julia
Series title:Very Short Introductions Ser.
ISBN:978-0-19-280216-3
Publication Date:May 2003
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $11.95
Book Description:

This book focuses on the philosophy and argument of Plato's writings, drawing the reader into Plato's way of doing philosophy and the general themes of his thinking. It discusses Plato's style of writing: his use of the dialogue form, his use of what we today call fiction, and his philosophical transformation of myths. It also looks at his discussions of love and philosophy, his attitude to women, and to homosexual love. It explores Plato's claim that virtue issufficient for happiness...
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Book Details
Pages:120
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / History & Surveys / Ancient & Classical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.8 x 4.4 x 0.4 Inches
Book Weight:0.213 Pounds



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