All That Matters: Plato

Editor/Author Williams, Ieuan
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

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ISBN: 978-1-44-419300-8
Category: Philosophy
Book Status: Available
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In Plato: All That Matters, it is argued that no one can study philosophy or politics without an awareness of Plato, whose work has reverberated through 2500 years of philosophy and history. Dr Ieuan Williams explains both what Plato thought, and why this continues to matter today.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • 1 Plato then and now
  • 2 Before Plato: the search for order
  • 3 Socrates and the Sophists: the search for authority
  • 4 Language and media: the search for communication
  • 5 The soul: the search for mind and morality
  • 6 Philosophy and justice: the search for happiness
  • 7 Education and justice: the search for citizenship
  • 8 Art and society: the search for truth
  • 9 Epilogue: Plato now
  • Appendix
  • 100 Ideas
  • Further reading
  • About the author