New Essays on Plato [Hardback]

Fritz-Gregor Herrmann (Editor)

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ISBN: 9781905125104 | Published by: Classical Press of Wales | Year of Publication: 2007 | Language: English 228p, H235 x W155 (mm)

New Essays on Plato


New Essays on Plato assembles nine original papers on the language and thought of the Athenian philosopher. The collection encompasses issues from the Apology to the Laws and includes discussions of topics in ethics, political theory, psychology, epistemology, ontology, physics and ancient literary criticism. The contributions by an international team of scholars deliberately represent a spectrum of diverse traditions and approaches and offer new solutions to a selection of specific problems. Themes include the Happiness and Nature of the Philosopher-Kings, Law and Justice, the Tripartition of the Soul, Appearance and Belief, Image Recognition, the Reality of Change and Changelessness, Time and Eternity, and Aristotle on Plato.

Table of Contents

Prof. Richard Stalley, University of Glasgow, Law and Justice in Plato; Prof. Verity Harte, Yale University, Beware of Imitations: Image Recognition in Plato; Dr. Fritz-Gregor Herrmann, University of Wales Swansea, OUSIA in Plato’s Phaed; Dr. Stefan Büttner, Universität Konstanz, The Tripartition of the Soul in Plato’s Republic; Dr. Antony Hatzistavrou, University of Cyprus, Happiness and the Nature of the Philosopher-Kings; Dr. Patricia Clarke, University of Aberdeen, Appearance and Belief in Theaetetus 151d-187a; Dr. Vasilis Politis, Trinity College Dublin, The Argument for the Reality of Change and Changelessness in Plato’s Sophist (248e7-249d5); Dr. Andrew Mason, University of Edinburgh, Plato on Eternity; Prof. Stephen Halliwell, University of St. Andrews, An Aristotelian Perspective on Plato’s Dialogues.

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