Cambridge University Press | Plato: Meno And Phaedo (2011 EN)

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    Author: David Sedley (Editor)
    Full Title: Plato: Meno And Phaedo
    Publisher: ‎ Cambridge University Press (November 25, 2010)
    Year: 2010
    ISBN-13: 9781139898034 (978-1-139-89803-4), 9780521859479 (978-0-521-85947-9), 9780521676779 (978-0-521-67677-9)
    ISBN-10: 1139898035, 0521859476, 0521676770
    Pages: 160
    Language: English
    Genre: Philosophy
    File type: PDF (True, but nonnative Cover)
    Quality: 9/10
    Price: £35.99


    Plato's Meno and Phaedo are two of the most important works of ancient western philosophy and continue to be studied around the world. The Meno is a seminal work of epistemology. The Phaedo is a key source for Platonic metaphysics and for Plato's conception of the human soul. Together they illustrate the birth of Platonic philosophy from Plato's reflections on Socrates' life and doctrines. This edition offers new and accessible translations of both works, together with a thorough introduction that explains the arguments of the two dialogues and their place in Plato's thought.


    Overview:
    ✓ Includes an introduction to each work outlining the recent scholarship and new areas of interpretation
    ✓ Clear and accessible edition including a consistent translation of Greek terms, allowing for easy reference with the original text
    ✓ Contains chronology and further reading to provide a contextual basis of the texts for students

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