Summoning Knowledge in Plato's Republic

Oxford University Press
  • erschienen am 18. Juli 2019
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 224 Seiten
978-0-19-884283-5 (ISBN)
Nicholas D. Smith considers an original interpretation of the Republic, presenting it as a work about knowledge and education. Smith pays particular attention to Plato's use of images as representations of higher realities in education, as well as the power of knowledge in the Republic.
  • Englisch
  • Oxford
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  • Großbritannien
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
  • Höhe: 241 mm
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  • Breite: 159 mm
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  • Dicke: 22 mm
  • 501 gr
978-0-19-884283-5 (9780198842835)
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Nicholas D. Smith is James F. Miller Professor of Humanities in the Departments of Classics and Philosophy at Lewis & Clark College. He received his PhD in Philosophy in 1975 from Stanford University. Before his current position, he had faculty positions at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Virginia Tech, and Michigan State University, as well as serving as an exchange professor at the University of Hong Kong. He is the author, co-author, editor, or co-editor of over 20 academic books and over 100 scholarly articles or book chapters.
1: Introduction
2: Images of Justice
3: The Powers of Comprehension
4: The Sun and the Good
5: The Divided Line
6: The Cave
7: Higher Education
8: Some Closing Remarks

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