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An introduction to Plato's Laws, R. F. Stalley

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An introduction to Plato's Laws
Title
An introduction to Plato's Laws
Statement of responsibility
R. F. Stalley
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Contributor
Subject
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Language
eng
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IBE
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Stalley, R. F
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Plato
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  • Law
  • Statutes
  • Constitutional law
  • State, The
  • Plato
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An introduction to Plato's Laws, R. F. Stalley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [198]-203
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Reading the Laws: The importance of the Laws ; Date and style ; The structure of the dialogue ; The character of the constitution ; From the Republic to the Laws ; English versions -- Plato's political philosophy: The philosopher king ; The impracticality of the Republic ; The Statesman ; The letters ; Plato's politics -- The nature of law: Law in the Greek city ; Law and purpose ; The role of reason ; The role of the legislator ; Plato and natural law -- The aims of legislation: Critique of the Dorian legislation ; Virtue and peace as objects of legislation ; Plato's legal moralism ; Law as education -- Virtue: Moral psychology ; Moral responsibility ; Self-control and the possibility of akrasia ; The harmony of passion and judgement ; Sophrosune: the mainspring of the Laws? ; The unity of virtue -- Pleasure and the good life: Book I: pleasure and self-restraint ; Book II: pleasure and happiness ; Pleasure and the choice of lives ; Book V: divine goods and human pleasures ; Pleasure and choice -- Political analysis: The origin of states ; Peloponnesian history ; Seven claims to rule ; Sparta and the mixed constitution ; Persia and Athens ; The politics of due measure --
  • The sovereignty of law: In what sense can law be sovereign? ; How can the sovereignty of law be ensured? ; Is the sovereignty of law realistic? ; Sophrosune and the sovereignty of law -- Towards the ideal state: Ideal states and utopias ; The Cretan colony ; The conditions for legislation ; The second-best stae ; Plato's purposes -- Society: The problem ; Plato's remedies ; The position of women ; Slaves and aliens ; Class distinctions and the division of labour -- The system of government: Magisterial power ; Checks and balances ; A mixed constitution ; Democracy -- Education and the arts: The aims of education ; Music ; Education and play ; Organization and curriculum ; Higher things -- Punishment: The penalties ; The aims of punishment ; Punishment as cure ; The theory in practice -- Responsibility: The problem ; The solution ; The sources of injustice ; Responsibility in practice ; Responsibility and the treatment of criminals -- Religion: The dangers of atheism ; The priority of the soul ; From soul to god ; The significance of the proof ; The gods' concern for man ; The law against impiety -- The closed society of the Laws: Plato and Popper ; Plato's principles ; The afterlife of the Laws -- Appendix: The constitution
Control code
10470092
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 208 pages
Isbn
9780915145843
Lccn
83081848
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)686487
Label
An introduction to Plato's Laws, R. F. Stalley
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [198]-203
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Reading the Laws: The importance of the Laws ; Date and style ; The structure of the dialogue ; The character of the constitution ; From the Republic to the Laws ; English versions -- Plato's political philosophy: The philosopher king ; The impracticality of the Republic ; The Statesman ; The letters ; Plato's politics -- The nature of law: Law in the Greek city ; Law and purpose ; The role of reason ; The role of the legislator ; Plato and natural law -- The aims of legislation: Critique of the Dorian legislation ; Virtue and peace as objects of legislation ; Plato's legal moralism ; Law as education -- Virtue: Moral psychology ; Moral responsibility ; Self-control and the possibility of akrasia ; The harmony of passion and judgement ; Sophrosune: the mainspring of the Laws? ; The unity of virtue -- Pleasure and the good life: Book I: pleasure and self-restraint ; Book II: pleasure and happiness ; Pleasure and the choice of lives ; Book V: divine goods and human pleasures ; Pleasure and choice -- Political analysis: The origin of states ; Peloponnesian history ; Seven claims to rule ; Sparta and the mixed constitution ; Persia and Athens ; The politics of due measure --
  • The sovereignty of law: In what sense can law be sovereign? ; How can the sovereignty of law be ensured? ; Is the sovereignty of law realistic? ; Sophrosune and the sovereignty of law -- Towards the ideal state: Ideal states and utopias ; The Cretan colony ; The conditions for legislation ; The second-best stae ; Plato's purposes -- Society: The problem ; Plato's remedies ; The position of women ; Slaves and aliens ; Class distinctions and the division of labour -- The system of government: Magisterial power ; Checks and balances ; A mixed constitution ; Democracy -- Education and the arts: The aims of education ; Music ; Education and play ; Organization and curriculum ; Higher things -- Punishment: The penalties ; The aims of punishment ; Punishment as cure ; The theory in practice -- Responsibility: The problem ; The solution ; The sources of injustice ; Responsibility in practice ; Responsibility and the treatment of criminals -- Religion: The dangers of atheism ; The priority of the soul ; From soul to god ; The significance of the proof ; The gods' concern for man ; The law against impiety -- The closed society of the Laws: Plato and Popper ; Plato's principles ; The afterlife of the Laws -- Appendix: The constitution
Control code
10470092
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 208 pages
Isbn
9780915145843
Lccn
83081848
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)686487

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