Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Plato” as Want to Read:
Plato
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Plato (Ancient Philosophies)

3.83  ·  Rating Details ·  12 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Plato explores the thought of a man who, in a literary career of fifty years, generated ideas that have pervaded history from antiquity to today. After laying out the basics of Plato’s intellectual development and considering his complex relationship with Socrates, Andrew Mason offers a thematic approach to help readers navigate through an often challenging body of work. T ...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published May 11th 2010 by University of California Press (first published 2010)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Plato, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Plato

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-23)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Rick
May 20, 2013 Rick rated it really liked it
This is a good refresher course, a chance to review what I learned way back in college. Plato's importance to posterity should be underscored, as he directed us to think abstractly and to explore value.
Sandro
Sandro rated it really liked it
Jun 29, 2016
Verdian G
Verdian G rated it it was amazing
Jun 01, 2016
Wendi
Wendi rated it it was amazing
Dec 16, 2012
Marliene Stolker
Marliene Stolker rated it really liked it
Aug 13, 2014
Steve Young
Aug 04, 2011 Steve Young rated it it was ok
Review forthcoming in CHOICE
Nicolas
Nicolas rated it liked it
May 16, 2012
Vicky
Vicky rated it it was ok
Jul 29, 2016
Kyle
Kyle rated it it was amazing
Nov 09, 2014
Wendi
Wendi rated it it was amazing
Dec 16, 2012
Joseph
Joseph rated it really liked it
Dec 04, 2014
Rodrigo
Rodrigo marked it as to-read
Dec 18, 2010
Leo Horovitz
Leo Horovitz marked it as to-read
May 22, 2011
abcdefg
abcdefg marked it as to-read
May 23, 2011
Peter
Peter marked it as to-read
Mar 18, 2013
Virginia Pitt
Virginia Pitt is currently reading it
Jun 25, 2014
Mark
Mark added it
Jul 11, 2014
Kyle
Kyle marked it as to-read
Aug 09, 2015
Zoubir
Zoubir marked it as to-read
Sep 17, 2015
Joshua
Joshua marked it as to-read
Oct 17, 2015
Marc A
Marc A marked it as to-read
Feb 08, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Other Books in the Series

Ancient Philosophies (10 books)
  • Stoicism (Ancient Philosophies, #1)
  • The Ancient Commentators on Plato and Aristotle
  • Epicureanism
  • Ancient Scepticism
  • Cynics
  • Neoplatonism
  • Presocratics: Natural Philosophers before Socrates
  • Indian Buddhist Philosophy
  • Confucianism

Share This Book



No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »