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Platonic Engagements : A Contemporary Dialogue on Morality, Justice and the Business World - M. Francis Reeves

Platonic Engagements

A Contemporary Dialogue on Morality, Justice and the Business World

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In Platonic Engagements, Helen, a college senior majoring in business and philosophy, raises central questions about ideal individual morality, social justice, education, political philosophies and management based on Plato's principles in the Republic. Plato's moral relevance to current issues in democratic capitalism is put to the test in this contemporary philosophical dialogue.

Prefacep. v
Introductionp. xv
Athenian stages of conventional morality: what was Plato's intellectual revolt?p. 1
Metaphysics: what is truly real and moral?p. 75
Epistemology: what is the difference between belief and knowledge?p. 147
Human nature and ideal morality: what is the origin, nature and destiny of the soul?p. 227
The just society: what is the origin, nature and destiny of the ideal society?p. 281
Class Discussion Questionsp. 381
The Life and Times of Platop. 393
Referencesp. 401
Selected Bibliographyp. 415
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ISBN: 9780761827702
ISBN-10: 0761827706
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 436
Published: 26th January 2004
Publisher: University Press of America
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 17.8  x 3.3
Weight (kg): 0.55