Plato's Republic

Plato's Republic

Audiobook CD - 2007 | Unabridged
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Baker & Taylor
A detailed analysis of Plato's influential philosophical treatise reveals how The Republic laid the political foundations of Western culture; explains the judicial, moral, and political ideas in the volume; and examines its influence on the modern world. Read by Simon Vance. Simultaneous.

Ingram Book Company
In Plato's Republic, Simon Blackburn explains the judicial, moral, and political ideas in Plato's famous dialogue The Republic and shows why Western thought is still conditioned by this most important of books.

Ingram Publishing Services
Plato is perhaps the most significant philosopher who has ever lived, and The Republic, composed in Athens in about 375 BC, is widely regarded as his most famous dialogue. Its discussion of the perfect city-and the perfect mind-laid the foundations for Western culture and, for over two thousand years, has been the cornerstone of Western philosophy. As Simon Blackburn writes, "It has probably sustained more commentary, and been subject to more radical and impassioned disagreement, than almost any other of the great founding texts of the modern world." In Plato's Republic, Simon Blackburn explains the judicial, moral, and political ideas in The Republic. Blackburn also examines The Republic's remarkable influence and unquestioned staying power, and shows why, from Saint Augustine to twentieth-century philosophers such as Ludwig Wittgenstein and Henri Bergson, Western thought is still conditioned by this most important of books.
In Plato's Republic, Simon Blackburn explains the judicial, moral, and political ideas in Plato's famous dialogue The Republic and shows why Western thought is still conditioned by this most important of books.

Baker
& Taylor

A detailed analysis of Plato's influential philosophical treatise reveals how "The Republic" laid the political foundations of Western culture; explains the judicial, moral, and political ideas in the volume; and examines its influence on the modern world.

Publisher: [Old Saybrook, CT] : Tantor Audio, p2007
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781400103904
1400103908
Branch Call Number: CD 321.07 Plato BLA
Characteristics: 4 audio discs (4 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Vance, Simon

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