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The Blackwell Guide to Plato's Republic consists of thirteen new essays written by both established scholars and younger researchers with the specific aim of helping readers to understand Plato's masterwork. * This guide to Plato's Republic is designed to help readers understand this foundational work of the Western canon. * Sheds new light on many central features and themes of the Republic. * Covers the literary and philosophical style of the Republic; Plato's theories of justice and knowledge; his educational theories; and his treatment of the divine. * Will be of interest to readers who are new to the Republic, and those who already have some familiarity with the book.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405115643
ISBN-10: 1405115645
Format: Paperback
(244mm x 172mm x 17mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gerasimos Santas

Gerasimos Santas is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Irvine. His previous publications include Socrates (1979), Plato and Freud: Two Theories of Love (Blackwell, 1988), and Goodness and Justice: Plato, Aristotle and the Moderns (Blackwell, 2001).

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