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Dialogues of Plato (Enriched Classics)

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ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP

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.

THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC 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

Simon & Schuster Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world’s finest books to their full potential.

Synopsis:

A fresh, practical approach to Plato's best known dialogues: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo, and Symposium.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781439169483
Author:
Plato
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Subject:
General
Subject:
History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
World History-General
Edition Description:
Enriched Classic
Series:
Enriched Classics
Publication Date:
20101231
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in 6.335 oz

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