This interpretive introduction provides unique insight into Plato’s Republic. Stressing Plato’s desire to stimulate philosophical thinking in his readers, Julia Annas. AN INTRODUCTION. TO. PLATO’S REPUBLIC. BY. JULIA ANNAS Irwin’s book y’ Plato’s Moral Theory, with much of whose wor~ on the Republic. Julia Annas’s An Introduction to Plato’s Republic is a long, lucid, exact and exacting assessment of the arguments and ideas of the Republic. She works through.
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An Introduction to Plato’s Republic
Return to Book Page. No trivia or quizzes yet. Want to Read saving…. Kim rated it it was ok Dec 25, Stressing Plato’s desire to stimulate philosophical thinking in his readers, Julia Annas here demonstrates the coherence of his main tto argument on the nature of justice, and expounds related concepts of education, human motivation, knowledge and understanding.
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An Introduction to Plato’s Republic – Julia Annas – Oxford University Press
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To ask other readers questions about An Introduction to Plato’s Republicplease sign up. Tom rated it liked it Jan 16, In a clear systematic fashion, this book shows that modern moral philosophy still has much to learn from Plato’s attempt to move the 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.
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An Introduction to Plato’s Republic Julia Annas Stressing Plato’s desire to stimulate his readers’ too thinking, Annas here discusses Plato’s views on education, his theory of human motivation, and his account of knowledge and understanding. This Intro will translate the discussion into more modern terms for ease of understanding.
Find it on Scholar. 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. Annas is critical but not unfair, and she raises a lot of interesting points that I am confident will yield profits when returning to the primary text. Refresh and try again. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
Annas’s insight into a work fraught with both brilliant and frustrating arguments is indispensable. Moral Motivation in Meta-Ethics.
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. An Introduction to the Republic Julia Annas: Mike rated it liked it Apr 14, Grimm – – Australasian Journal of Philosophy 93 1: Trivia About An Introduction t It is also useful if your translation of The Republic is old-fashioned, as in my case, and the dial If you are reading The Republic by Plato, you most likely need a companion book to guide you through it.
This interpretive introduction provides unique insight into Plato’s Republic. 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.
An Introduction to Plato’s Republic. This interpretive introduction provides unique insight into Plato’s Republic. Pleasure and Illusion in Plato. James Foster rated it it was ok Feb 06, Perhaps after reading this book, you won’t be condemning him so harshly as before. And she is careful to tie the array of issues taken up to Plato’s basic objectives, thereby revealing the remarkable coherence of the text itself.
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