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An Introduction to Plato’s Republic

A very good introduction. Jessica rated it liked it Sep 06, Natalia rated it really liked it Oct 02, Drawing on and frequently taking issue with many of the recent contributions to this area of Platonic studies, Annas develops novel and intriguing approaches to those aspects of the Republic often found so vexing.

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Annas’ book, with its candor and skillful treatment of the issues, will add freshness and excitement to the study of the Republic ; it will also provide students with an excellent model of philosophical scholarship.


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An Introduction to Plato’s Republic by Julia Annas

Hongyu Sun rated it it was amazing Dec 20, Kevin Bradshaw rated it did not like it Apr 07, This Intro will translate the discussion juliaa more modern terms for ease of understanding.

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History of Western Philosophy. James Foster rated it it was ok Feb 06, Stressing Plato’s desire to stimulate his readers’ philosophical thinking, Annas here discusses Plato’s views on education, his theory of human motivation, and his account of knowledge and understanding.

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Nadim Ahmad Al-Hasani rated it liked it Feb 22, Perhaps after reading this book, you won’t be condemning him so harshly as before. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Thomas rated it really liked it Feb 23, Only a first-rate philosopher can bring difficult passages in the Republic to life; Annas us equal to the task. Added to PP index Total downloads 2, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 78 4, of 2, Introducction can I increase my downloads? But this book is more than just an introduction.


Mar 04, Manuel rated it really liked it. David Flockton rated it it was amazing Aug 30, Graham Mack rated it it was amazing Nov 30, In a clear systematic fashion, this book shows that modern moral philosophy still has much to learn from Plato’s introductioon to move intrpduction focus from questions of what acts the just person ought to perform to the more profound questions of what sort of person the just person ought to be.

Find it on Scholar. Stalley – – The Classical Review 33 There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Finally, The Republic suffers from a host of defects in reasoning that even a first-year philosophy student will be able to detect, and if you are as impatient as me, you will want to throw the book away and condemn Plato as a charlatan.

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