Plato: A Very Short Introduction

Plato: A Very Short Introduction

Julia Annas


This energetic and obtainable ebook specializes in the philosophy and argument of Plato's writings, drawing the reader into Plato's means of doing philosophy and the overall issues of his pondering. It discusses Plato's sort of writing: his use of the discussion shape, his use of what we this present day name fiction, and his philosophical transformation of myths. It additionally appears to be like at his discussions of affection and philosophy, his perspective in the direction of ladies, and in the direction of gay love. It explores Plato's declare that advantage is adequate for happiness and touches on his arguments for the immorality of the soul and his rules concerning the nature of the universe.

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