Socrates' Second Sailing
On Plato's "Republic" New edition
By (author) Seth Benardete
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Socrates' Second Sailing by Seth Benardete
Book DescriptionIn this section-by-section commentary, Benardete argues that Plato's Republic is a holistic analysis of the beautiful, the good, and the just. This book provides a fresh interpretation of the Republic and a new understanding of philosophy as practiced by Plato and Socrates. "Cryptic allusions, startling paradoxes, new questions ...all work to give brilliant new insights into the Platonic text."--Arlene W. Saxonhouse, Political Theory
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226042442
(230mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1992
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Seth Benardete
Tragedy and Comedy of Life, Paperback (May 2009)
Focuses on the idea of the good in what is widely regarded as one of Plato's most challenging and complex dialogs, the Philebus. This title is suitable for classicists, philosophers, and political theorists.
Rhetoric of Morality and Philosophy, Paperback (May 2009)
Interprets and pairs two important Platonic dialogs, the Gorgias and the Phaedrus, illuminating Socrates' notion of rhetoric and Plato's conception of morality and eros in the human soul. This book features a novel interpretation that addresses numerous issues in Plato studies.
Encounters and Reflections, Hardback (February 2003)» View all books by Seth Benardete
By turns wickedly funny and profoundly illuminating, "Encounters and reflections" presents a captivating and unconventional portrait of the life and works of Seth Benardete. The work represents a series of conversations with Robert Berman, Ronna Burger, and Michael Davis.
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