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Plato (Ancient Philosophies)

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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)
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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.
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