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The Resource Plato's fable : on the mortal condition in shadowy times, Joshua Mitchell

Plato's fable : on the mortal condition in shadowy times, Joshua Mitchell

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Plato's fable : on the mortal condition in shadowy times
Title
Plato's fable
Title remainder
on the mortal condition in shadowy times
Statement of responsibility
Joshua Mitchell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book is an exploration of Plato's Republic that bypasses arcane scholarly debates. Plato's Fable provides refreshing insight into what, in Plato's view, is the central problem of life: the mortal propensity to adopt defective ways of answering the question of how to live well. How, in light of these tendencies, can humankind be saved? Joshua Mitchell discusses the question in unprecedented depth by examining one of the great books of Western civilization. He draws us beyond the ancients/moderns debate, and beyond the notion that Plato's Republic is best understood as shedding light on the
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Mitchell, Joshua
Dewey number
321/.07
Index
index present
LC call number
JC71.P6
LC item number
M56 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New forum books
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  • Plato
  • Political anthropology
  • Philosophical anthropology
  • Classical literature
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Classical literature
  • Philosophical anthropology
  • Political anthropology
  • Greece
Label
Plato's fable : on the mortal condition in shadowy times, Joshua Mitchell
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-201) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; A Note on the Translation; Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION; Chapter 2 PLATO'S FABLE; Chapter 3 CONCLUSION; Bibliography; Index
Control code
367654797
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 208 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400827176
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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22573/cttt629
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)367654797
Label
Plato's fable : on the mortal condition in shadowy times, Joshua Mitchell
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-201) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; A Note on the Translation; Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION; Chapter 2 PLATO'S FABLE; Chapter 3 CONCLUSION; Bibliography; Index
Control code
367654797
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 208 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400827176
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt629
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)367654797

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