Xanthippic Dialogues

Xanthippic Dialogues

In Plato's dialogues, an idealised Socrates expounds the ideas for which Plato will, until the end of history, be famous. The world of Forms; the ideal Republic with its totalitarian masterplan; the tribute to Eros, god of love (or at least of homosexual love); the promise of soul's salvation - all this has come down to us in the distinctive tone of Plato's teacher. But how much of it did Socrates believe? Were Plato's contemporaries really taken in? Who was Plato… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (October 22, 2012)

Collection: Bloomsbury Reader

Page count: 280 pages

Language: English


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