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Discovering Plato

Alexandre Koyre

Discovering Plato

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Published by Columbia U.P.;Oxford U.P .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plato.

  • Edition Notes

    This translation originally published 1945.

    Statementtranslated from the French!by Leonora C hen Rosenfield.
    SeriesColumbia paperbacks
    The Physical Object
    Pagination118p.,21cm
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20288293M


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Book X of Plato's Reputblic deals with aesthetic theory, the immortality of the soul, and the destiny of man. This student edition, first published incontains a substantial Introduction including sections on historical background, Socrates, Plato and the Republic.

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