Penology and Eschatology in Plato's Myths (Studies in the history of philosophy 65)

Penology and Eschatology in Plato's Myths (Studies in the history of philosophy 65)

By: S.P. Ward (author)Hardback

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The differences and similarities between Plato's myths and the traditional kind of which he was critical are discussed in this volume. It actively demonstrates the extent to which his own myths support or undermine the philosophical ideas of the dialogues in which they are set.

Contents

What is a myth?; commentary on the Gorgias Myth; commentary on the Phaedo Myth; commentary on the Republic Myth; commentary on the Phaedrus Myth; commentary on the Timaeus Myth; commentary on The Laws; summary and implications of the commentaries; penology and eschatology in the early period; justice and desiring the good in the middle period; significant developments in the late period; summary and implications of the philosophical essays.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773472495
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9780773472495
  • ISBN10: 0773472495

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