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When Philosophers Rule: Ficino on Plato's Republic, Laws, and Epinomis

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Searching for a definition of good government, this commentary from Marsilio Ficino examines three Platonic dialogues that have had a profound effect on Western statesmen and jurists. A leading scholar of the Italian Renaissance-who translated all the works of Plato into Latin-Ficino prepared these notes for Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of the republic of Florence, who aspired to be the kind of enlightened ruler Plato described.

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ISBN:
9780856833670
Publisher:
Shepheard-Walwyn
Subject:
Philosophy : History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical
Author:
Farndell, Arthur
Publication Date:
August 2009
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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