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Dialogues of Plato
by Plato
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In these influential dialogues--Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo, Symposium--Plato employs the dialectic method to examine the trial and death of his mentor, Socrates, and address the eternal questions of human existence.

Dialogues of Plato offers a philosophy that has guided man through the ages. In his magnificent writings, Plato, considered one of the greatest philosophers in history, examines our virtues and vices, our problems and questions. With remarkable literary grace, he shows us how man can understand his place in the world and live an intelligent and happy life. This revised edition features the complete texts of Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo, and Symposium.

This edition includes:
-A concise introduction that gives the reader important background information
-A chronology of the author's life and work
-A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context
-An outline of key themes and plot points to guide the reader's own interpretations
-Detailed explanatory notes
-Critical analysis and modern perspectives on the work
-Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
-A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience

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  • ISBN-13: 9781439169483
  • ISBN-10: 1439169489
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • Publish Date: December 2010
  • Dimensions: 6.7 x 4.2 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds
  • Page Count: 400