Symposium

Symposium


by Plato; Paul Woodruff(trans.) ; Alexander Nehamas(trans.)

A challenging new look at the great thinkers whose ides have shaped our civilization From Socrates to Sartre presents a rousing and readable introduction to the lives, and times of the great philosophers. This thought-provoking book takes us from the inception of Western society in Plato’s Athens to today when the commanding power of Marxism has captured one third of the world. T. Z. Lavine, Elton Professor of Philosophy at George Washington University, makes philosophy come alive with astonishing clarity to give us a deeper, more meaningful understanding of ourselves and our times. From Socrates to Sartre discusses Western philosophers in terms of the historical and intellectual environment which influenced them, and it connects their lasting ideas to the public and private choices we face in America today. From Socrates to Sartre formed the basis of from the PBS television series of the same name. From the Paperback edition.

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.; May 1989 109 pages; ISBN 9781603845250 Read online , or download in secure EPUB or secure PDF format Title: Symposium Author: Plato; Paul Woodruff; Alexander Nehamas   Buy, download and read Symposium (eBook) by Plato; Paul Woodruff; Alexander Nehamas today!
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