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Plato (c.427-347 BC) stands with Socrates and Aristotle as one of the shapers of the whole intellectual tradition of the West. He founded the Academy in Athens, the first permanent institution devoted to philosophical research and teaching, and theprototype of all Western universities.
Christopher Gill is a Professor of Ancient Thought at the University of Exeter. He has written widely on ancient philosophy and literature.
Got this as a gift to a friend and they appreciated it. Guess there are more one could order also.Published 18 months ago by tobyno
While Plato can be difficult to follow this book was interesting for the approach it took to explaining the thoughts of the people around him at the time and why his mentors... Read morePublished 21 months ago by damien glenn
Originally my order was slow in shipping, but this seller gave me a partial refund quickly. Seems like slow shipping is a rare case with this seller. Read morePublished on March 22, 2011 by Scuba
All philosophy, yesterday's and today's, is a battle between the two ancient Greeks, Plato and his student Aristotle. Read morePublished on January 22, 2010 by Israel Drazin
We read this in my European Art as Politics class and it was very interesting. There is a lot of depth involved. Recommended.Published on July 31, 2009 by C-ster