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Complete Works of Plato

Plato
Complete Works of Plato

Complete Works of Plato

Plato

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Outstanding translations by leading contemporary scholars -- many commissioned especially for this volume -- are presented here in the first single edition to include the entire surviving corpus of works attributed to Plato in antiquity. In his introductory essay, John Cooper explains the presentation of these works, discusses questions concerning the chronology of their composition, comments on the dialogue form in which Plato wrote, and offers guidance on approaching the reading and study of Plato's works. Also included are concise introductions to each translation, meticulous annotation designed to serve both scholar and general reader, and a comprehensive index. This handsome volume offers fine paper and a high-quality Smyth-sewn cloth binding in a sturdy elegant edition.

- Publisher Outstanding translations by leading contemporary scholarsmany commissioned especially for thisvolumeare presented here in the first single edition to include the entire surviving corpus of worksattributed to Plato in antiquity.

- Publisher "Outstanding translations by leading contemporary scholars - many commissioned especially for this volume - are presented here in the first single edition to include the entire surviving corpus of works attributed to Plato in antiquity. In his introductory essay, John Cooper gives an account of his presentation of these works, discusses questions surrounding the chronology of their composition, comments on the dialogue form in which Plato wrote, and offers guidance on approaching the reading and study of Plato's works. Also included are concise introductions by Cooper and Hutchinson to each translation, meticulous annotation, and a comprehensive index."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Outstanding translations by leading contemporary scholars -- many commissioned especially for this volume -- are presented here in the first single edition to include the entire surviving corpus of works attributed to Plato in antiquity. In his introductory essay, John Cooper explains the presentation of these works, discusses questions concerning the chronology of their composition, comments on the dialogue form in which Plato wrote, and offers guidance on approaching the reading and study of Plato's works. Also included are concise introductions to each translation, meticulous annotation designed to serve both scholar and general reader, and a comprehensive index. This handsome volume offers fine paper and a high-quality Smyth-sewn cloth binding in a sturdy elegant edition.
- Publisher

Outstanding translations by leading contemporary scholarsmany commissioned especially for thisvolumeare presented here in the first single edition to include the entire surviving corpus of worksattributed to Plato in antiquity.
- Publisher

"Outstanding translations by leading contemporary scholars - many commissioned especially for this volume - are presented here in the first single edition to include the entire surviving corpus of works attributed to Plato in antiquity. In his introductory essay, John Cooper gives an account of his presentation of these works, discusses questions surrounding the chronology of their composition, comments on the dialogue form in which Plato wrote, and offers guidance on approaching the reading and study of Plato's works. Also included are concise introductions by Cooper and Hutchinson to each translation, meticulous annotation, and a comprehensive index."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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Catalin Partenie is co-editor of Plato's Complete Works in Romanian (2001-2005).ý

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  • Catalogue Code 147571
  • Product Code 0872203492
  • EAN 9780872203495
  • Pages 1838
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Hackett Publishing Company
  • Publication Date May 1997
  • Sales Rank #26949
  • Dimensions 239 x 161 x 55 mm
  • Weight 0.520kg

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