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Plato's Cosmology and Its Ethical Dimensions
Although a great deal has been written on Plato's ethics, his cosmology has not received so much attention in recent times, and its importance for his ethical thought has remained underexplored. By offering accounts of Timaeus, Philebus, Politicus and Laws X, the book reveals a strongly symbiotic relation between the cosmic and human sphere. It is argued that in his late p ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published September 30th 2016 by Cambridge University Press
(first published May 1st 2005)
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A study that absolutely needed to be undertaken. Plato's cosmology is rife with ethical implications and intentions, and that these largely go ignored is really a disservice to an aspect as essential to Plato's cosmological works as the cosmology itself.