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Of Myth, Life, and War in Plato's Republic

Of Myth, Life, and War in Plato's Republic

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by  : Claudia Baracchi | Dec 1, 2001

Baracchi has identified pivotal points around which the Republic operates; this allows a reading of the entire text to unfold.... a very beautifully written book." ―Walter Brogan

... a work that opens new and timely vistas within the Republic.... Her approach... is thorough and rigorous." ―John Sallis

Although Plato’s Republic is perhaps the most influential text in the history of Western philosophy, Claudia Baracchi finds that the work remains obscure and enigmatic. To fully understand and appreciate its meaning, she argues, we must attend to what its original language discloses. Through a close reading of the Greek text,


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