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Plato for the modern age

by Robert Sherrick Brumbaugh

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plato.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert S. Brumbaugh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB395 .B77 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1542961M
    ISBN 100819183563
    LC Control Number91021861

    The title of Plato’s work The Republic is a literal translation of the Greek title Politeia (Πολιτεία), which simply referred to the affairs of the city state, and not to a republic in any modern sense. The main theme is justice, both the just state and the just human being, and what an ideal state would be like, one ruled by (not surprisingly) autocratic philosophers.   Plato (/ BC/ BC), whose original name was Aristocles, was an ancient Greek philosopher, the second of the great trio of ancient Greeks - succeeding Socrates and preceding Aristotle - who between them laid the philosophical foundations of.

    Plato appears to be expressing his own feelings in remarks of this sort. For at the time of writing the first book of the Laws he was at least seventy-four years of age, if we suppose him, at p. A, to allude to the victory of the Syracusans under Dionysius the Younger over the Locrians, which occurred in the year PDF downloads of all LitCharts literature guides, and of every new one we publish. Detailed quotes explanations with page numbers for every important quote on the site. Teacher Editions with classroom activities for all titles we cover. Line-by-line modern translations of every Shakespeare play and poem.

      This extract is from The Republic by Plato, Book III (). Then now, my friend, I said, that part of music or literary education which relates to the story or myth may be considered to be finished; for the matter and manner have both been discussed. I think so too, he said. Next in order. This audacious collection of modern writings on Plato and the Law argues that Plato's work offers insights for resolving modern jurisprudential problems. Plato's dialogues, in this modern interpretation, reveal that knowledge of the functions of law, based upon intelligible principles, can be reformulated for relevance to our age. Leading interpreters of Plato: Vlastos, Hall, Strauss, .


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Get this from a library. Plato for the modern age. [Robert S Brumbaugh] -- Introduction for the general reader, presenting the Greek philosopher's teachings as provocative source of contemporary ideas.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brumbaugh, Robert Sherrick, Plato for the modern age. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press,© Read this book on Questia. Plato for the Modern Age by Robert S. Brumbaugh, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Plato for the Modern Age ().

Books shelved as modern-age: Hamlet by William Shakespeare, Deviazione by Luce D'Eramo, Locke & Key, Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft by Joe Hill, Fall of Gi. Modernity and Plato was hailed upon its publication in Germany (, revised ) as "one of the most important philosophy books of the past few years," as "a book that belongs, without any doubt, in the great tradition of German philosophy," and as "a provocative thesis on the antiquity-modernity debate." It is a major contribution to.

This audacious collection of modern writings on Plato and the Law argues that Plato's work offers insights for resolving modern jurisprudential problems. Plato's dialogues, in this modern interpretation, reveal that knowledge of the functions of law, based upon intelligible principles, can be reformulated for relevance to our by: 1.

Plato was clearly a straight-A student, and his arrival couldn’t have been better timed. The Axial Age, some 2, years ago, was given its name by 20 th century philosopher Karl Jaspers.

For. Plato was a Greek philosopher born between – BC. His teacher was Socrates, a great philosopher himself. One of the most famous works of Plato is known as ‘The Republic’.

The book is a Author: Saurav Panda. Something so lacking in our modern age. One of the great lines in the introduction of this book by the editor, Scott Buchanan: "So the reader of Plato joins Socrates in inquiry, as Sancho Panza joined Don Quixote, for adventures of the mind." My personal favourite books of Plato are, "Phaedo" as the Master drinks the Hemlock (the deadly poisen)/5(3).

Plato for the modern age by Brumbaugh, Robert Sherrick, Publication date Topics Plato Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by [email protected] on Octo SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The Platonic Canon by Twyla Gibson, Ph.D. Senior McLuhan Fellow " not only is Plato significant as the author of the first comprehensive collection of prose philosophy to be put "on paper," he is also unique among authors of the classical age in that all of the written works credited to him by the ancients have been preserved.

Unlike nearly all of Plato's philosophical contemporaries, Plato's entire body of work is believed to have survived intact for over 2, years. The works which are most often assigned to Plato's early years are all considered to be Socratic dialogues, written from to Plato: The Laws.

The Laws is Plato’s last, longest, and, perhaps, most loathed work. The book is a conversation on political philosophy between three elderly men: an unnamed Athenian, a Spartan named Megillus, and a Cretan named Clinias. These men work to create a constitution for Magnesia, a new Cretan colony.

In the age of Plato there was no regular mode of publication, and an author would have the less scruple in altering or adding to a work which was known only to a few of his friends. The modern lights in which the thoughts of Plato may be read. BOOK I. The Republic opens with a truly Greek scene—a festival in honour of the goddess Bendis.

Book Description. This audacious collection of modern writings on Plato and the Law argues that Plato's work offers insights for resolving modern jurisprudential problems. Plato's dialogues, in this modern interpretation, reveal that knowledge of the functions of law, based upon intelligible principles, can be reformulated for relevance to our age.

The dialogues of Plato's The Republic are regarded as the first great texts on political and moral theory. Philosopher Simon Blackburn has written a new book about The Republic, gently reminding. BC THE REPUBLIC Plato translated by Benjamin Jowett Plato (~~ BC) - One of the greatest and most influential Greek philosophers, he was a disciple of Socrates and the teacher of Aristotle.

Most of his works are written dialogues, many with Socrates as the main character. Plato founded a school of philosophy known as the Size: KB. This book is a compendium of lesson plans for classroom exercises designed to foster philosophical inquiry with young people.

It introduces the reader to a wide range of activities for exploring philosophical questions and problems with. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Plato's Revenge: Politics in the Age of Ecology by William Ophuls at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : William Ophuls. Plato ( – ) Plato (Greek: Πλάτων, Plátōn) (c to c BC) was an immensely influential ancient Greek philosopher, a student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens where Aristotle studied.

Plato lectured extensively at the Academy, and wrote on many philosophical issues. The most important writings of Plato are his dialogues. Customer Support will be closed Monday, 2/17/ in observation of President's Day.

We will reopen for normal business hours on Tuesday, 2/18/ at am Central Time. Edmentum periodically performs scheduled maintenance on Saturdays beginning at p.m. Central Time through Sunday at a.m. Central Time.INTRODUCTION AND ANALYSIS. The genuineness of the Laws is sufficiently proved (1) by more than twenty citations of them in the writings of Aristotle, who was residing at Athens during the last twenty years of the life of Plato, and who, having left it after his death (B.C.

), returned thither twelve years later (B.C. ); (2) by the allusion of Isocrates.Aristotle's Metaphysics was the first major study of the subject of metaphysics - in other words, an inquiry into 'first philosophy', or 'wisdom'.

It differs from Physics which is concerned with the natural world: things which are subject to the laws of nature, things that move and change, are measurable.

In Metaphysics, the study falls on 'being qua being' - being insofar as it is being; .