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Plato's Democratic Entanglements

Athenian Politics and the Practice of Philosophy

Plato's Democratic Entanglements( )
Author: Monoson, S. Sara
ISBN:978-0-691-15858-7
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

In this book, Sara Monoson challenges the longstanding and widely held view that Plato is a virulent opponent of all things democratic. She does not, however, offer in its place the equally mistaken idea that he is somehow a partisan of democracy. Instead, she argues that we should attend more closely to Plato's suggestion that democracy is horrifying and exciting, and she seeks to explain why he found it morally and politically intriguing.

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Pages:264
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / World / European
Political Science / Political Ideologies / Democracy
Philosophy / History & Surveys / Ancient & Classical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.396 x 8.814 x 0.63 Inches
Book Weight:0.88 Pounds

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