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Socrates' Second Sailing : On Plato's

Socrates' Second Sailing

On Plato's "Republic"

Paperback Published: 1st January 1989
ISBN: 9780226042442
Number Of Pages: 248

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In this section-by-section commentary, Benardete argues that Plato's "Republic" is a holistic analysis of the beautiful, the good, and the just. This book provides a fresh interpretation of the "Republic" and a new understanding of philosophy as practiced by Plato and Socrates.
"Cryptic allusions, startling paradoxes, new questions . . . all work to give brilliant new insights into the Platonic text."--Arlene W. Saxonhouse, "Political Theory"

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Book I
Socrates (327a1-328c4)
Cephalus (328c5-331d3)
Polemarchus (331d4-336a8)
Thrasymachus I (336a9-347a6)
Thrasymachus II (347a7-354c3)
Books II-IV: The Beautiful
Glaucon and Adimantus (357a1-368c3)
The Two Cities (368c4-373e8)
Philosopher-Dogs (373e9-376c6)
Education (376c7-378e3)
Theology (378e4-383c7)
Courage and Moderation (386a1-392c5)
Emulation and Imitation (392c6-398b9)
Music and Gymnastic (398c1-412b7)
The Noble Lie (412b8-417b9)
Happiness (419a1-422a3)
War and Revolution (422a4-427c5)
Justice (427c6-434c6)
Leontius (434c7-441c8)
Nature and Species (441c9-445e4)
Books V-VII: The Good
The Woman-Drama (449a1-452e3)
Equality (452e4-457b6)
Communism (457b7-466d5)
War (466d6-471c3)
Speech and Deed (471c4-474c4)
Knowledge and Opinion (474c5-484d10)
The Philosophic Nature (485a1-487a6)
The Philosopher-King (487a7-502c8)
The Good (502c9-506d1)
Sun, Line, Cave (506d2-516c3)
Ascent and Descent (516c4-521b11)
Mathematics and Dialectics (521c1-541b5)
Books VIII-X: The Just
The Fall (543a1-550c3)
Oligarchy (550c4-555b2)
Democracy (555b3-562a3)
Tyranny (562a4-576b6)
The Three Comparisons (576b7-588a11)
Poetry (588b1-608b10)
Soul (608cl-612b6)
The Myth of Er (612b7-621d3)
General Index
Index of RepublicPassages
Discussed
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ISBN: 9780226042442
ISBN-10: 0226042448
Series: On Plato's Republic
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 1st January 1989
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.2  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.37
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition

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