Phaedrus is widely recognized as one of Plato's most profound and beautiful works. It takes the form of a dialogue between Socrates and Phaedrus and its ostensible subject is love, especially homoerotic love. This new translation is accompanied by an…
…The Socratic Method: Plato’s Legacy in Pedagogy
Avi I. Mintz
6. Higher Education and Plato’s Academy in Classical Greece
Avi I. Mintz
What does the study of Plato’s dialogues tell us about the modern meaning of ‘sex’? How can recent developments in the philosophy of sex and gender help us read these ancient texts anew?
Plato and Sex addresses these questions for the first time. Each chapter demonstrates…
…Elections in the GDR and Their Consequences
8. What Is National and What Is International in the 2+4 Negotiations?
9. Signing of the Contracts
In 2005 St Andrews Studies published a volume of essays by Anscombe entitled Human Life, Action and Ethics, followed in 2008 by a second with the title Faith in a Hard Ground. Both books were highly praised. This third volume brings essays on the thought…
Why Plato Wrote argues that Plato was not only the world’s first systematic political philosopher, but also the western world’s first think-tank activist and message man.Shows that Plato wrote to change Athenian society and thereby transform…
Why Plato Wrote argues that Plato was not only the world’s first systematic political philosopher, but also the western world’s first think-tank activist and message man. Shows that Plato wrote to change Athenian society and thereby transform…
Three of Plato’s dialogues on the philosophies of Socrates, the Apology, the Crito and the Phædo, translated into English.
In these four dialogues Plato considers virtue and its definition. Charmides, Laches, and Lysis investigate the specific virtues of self-control, courage, and friendship; the laterMeno discusses the concept of virtue as a whole, and whether it is something that can be taught. - ;Meno…