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    DescriptionWritten in the form of debates, "Great Dialogues of Plato" comprises the most influential body of philosophy of the Western world--covering every subject from art and beauty to virtue and the nature of love.


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    Title
    Great Dialogues of Plato
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Plato, Translated by W H D Rouse, Introduction by Matthew Santirocco
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 630
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 172 mm
    Thickness: 27 mm
    Weight: 304 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780451530851
    ISBN 10: 0451530853
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHI
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HPCA
    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    B&T General Subject: 610
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    DC22: 184
    DC21: 184
    BISAC V2.8: PHI002000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A10201500
    LC subject heading:
    Abridged Dewey: 184
    B&T Approval Code: A10201522, A10201520
    LC classification: B358 .R6 2008
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Signet
    Publication date
    04 March 2008
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Plato (c. 427-347 b.c.) founded the Academy in Athens, the prototype of all Western universities, and wrote more than twenty philosophical dialogues. W.H.D. Rouse was one of the great 20th century experts on Ancient Greece, and headmaster of the Perse School, Cambridge, England, for 26 years. Under his leadership the school became widely known for the successful teaching of Greek and Latin as spoken languages. He derived his knowledge of the Greeks not only from his wide studies of classical literature, but also by travelling extensively in Greece. He died in 1950.