Study Guide to The Republic and Other Works by Plato

Study Guide to The Republic and Other Works by Plato

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Plato, ancient Greek philosopher. Titles in this study guide include The Republic, Gorgias, Meno, Protagoras, Theaetetus, Phaedrus, Symposium, Apology, Crito, and Phaedo.

As a philosopher and poet during the Classical period, Plato created dialogue and dialect within philosophy. Moreover, he is considered the father of Western political philosophy. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Plato's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains:

- Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As

The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645423768
Publisher: Dexterity
Publication date: 07/10/2020
Series: Bright Notes
Edition description: 5th ed.
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS 1) Introduction to Plato: What is Philosophy? 1 2) Textual Analysis 21 Book I 21 Book II 44 Book III 44 Book IV 55 Book V 66 Book VI 78 Book VII 92 Book VIII 104 Book IX 115 Book X 125 3) Gorgias 135 4) Meno 141 5) Protagoras 146 6) Theaetetus 156 7) Phaedrus 161 8) Symposium 166 9) Apology 174 10) Crito 178 11) Phaedo 180 12) Essay Questions And Answers 192 13) Bibliography 199

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