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    Plato's republic and the Greek enlightenment

    Lawson-Tancred, H. (1998) Plato's republic and the Greek enlightenment. Classical World Series. Bristol, UK: Bristol Classical Press. ISBN 9781853994944.

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    Book synopsis: The towering figures of Plato and Aristotle tend to overshadow their philosophical and scientific precursors, such as Protagoras and Heraclitus. However, it was these earlier thinkers who created the climate in which they could flourish. Recent scholarhip has emphasized the originality of these pioneers of rationalism, and this book shows how Plato's whole career, and especially his most famous work, should be seen as a response to their dynamic challenge.


    Item Type: Book
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Historical Studies
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2018 16:48
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:39


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