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Plato: Philosophy in an Hour

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Philosophy for busy people. Read a succinct account of the philosophy of Plato in just one hour.

Plato is still seen by many as the greatest of all philosophers, inspiring many of the finest thinkers through the ages. Indeed, many see all later philosophy as nothing but attempts to answer the questions he raised. He founded the Academy, the world’s first university, in 387
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ebook, 94 pages
Published March 1st 2012 by HarperPress
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William O. Perez
Useful book.

This short book is an excellent primer into Plato's life. I took a couple of Coursera courses on Plato and found this short book to be a perfect compliment for my personal studies.
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Paul Strathern (born 1940) is a British writer and academic. He was born in London, and studied at Trinity College, Dublin, after which he served in the Merchant Navy over a period of two years. He then lived on a Greek island. In 1966 he travelled overland to India and the Himalayas. His novel A Season in Abyssinia won a Somerset Maugham Award in 1972.

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