Plato: A Very Short Introduction

Plato: A Very Short Introduction

Julia Annas


This energetic and obtainable ebook specializes in the philosophy and argument of Plato's writings, drawing the reader into Plato's manner of doing philosophy and the final issues of his considering. It discusses Plato's variety of writing: his use of the discussion shape, his use of what we at the present time name fiction, and his philosophical transformation of myths. It additionally appears to be like at his discussions of affection and philosophy, his angle in the direction of ladies, and in the direction of gay love. It explores Plato's declare that advantage is adequate for happiness and touches on his arguments for the immorality of the soul and his principles in regards to the nature of the universe.

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