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Plato's Cleitophon : On Socrates and the Modern Mind

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The Cleitophon has recently been discovered to be Plato's dialogue introducingThe Republic. In this volume of essays, Editor, Translator, and Author Mark Kremer introduces seminal work that understands The Cleitophon as an ancient discussion of what scholars today refer to as posthumanism and postmodernism. Thoroughly original, this volume is an invaluable resource to all disciplines that attempt to come to terms with our emerging global society.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 147.3 x 223.5 x 12.7mm | 204.12g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739108182
  • 9780739108185
  • 1,714,471

About Mark Kremer

Mark Kremer is Assistant Professor of Social Science at Boston University.show more

Table of contents

Part 1 PART 1 Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Note on Translation Chapter 4 Cleitophon Chapter 5 Interpretive Essay: Socratic Philosophy and the Cleitophon Part 6 PART 2 Chapter 7 The Riddle of the Cleitophon 8 On the Cleitophon 9 Socratic Teaching and Justice: Plato's Clitophonshow more

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The book poses a united front against the orthodoxy of Platonic scholarship and invites deep reflection on the meaning of Socratic philosophy and the modern mind. * Review of Metaphysics * The book poses a united front against the orthodoxy of Platonic scholarship and invites deep reflection on the meaning of Socratic philosophy and the modern mind. Review of Metaphysicsshow more

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